Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg 1945

Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg

Polysiphonia bifurcata HollenbergPanama. In situ sparse filaments.Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication Details
Polysiphonia bifurcata Hollenberg 1945: 301, fig. 2

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Gardner Bay, I. Española, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador; (Taylor 1945: 301) Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-410; 31 January 1934; dredged in some abundance from a depth of 92 m off a sandy bottom at sta. 204 near an islet; Hancock Foundation; (Taylor 1945: 301) Notes: Nos 34-405, 34-410 (tetrasporic, TYPE).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), bifurcate.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 07 May 2004 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 June 2010

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 June 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2022

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