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Peyssonnelia polymorpha (Zanardini) F.Schmitz

Publication details
Peyssonnelia polymorpha (Zanardini) F.Schmitz in Falkenberg 1879: 264

Published in: Falkenberg, P. (1879). Die Meeres-Algen des Golfes von Neapel. Nach Beobachtungen in der Zool. Station während der Jahre 1877-78 zusammengestellt. Mittheilungen aus der Zoologischen Station zu Neapel 1: 218-277.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Peyssonnelia is Peyssonnelia squamaria (S.G.Gmelin) Decaisne ex J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Peyssonnelia heteromorpha (Zanardini) Athanasiadis

Basionym
Lithymenia polymorpha Zanardini

Type information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea (Athanasiadis 1996: 70). Type: Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Venice?

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Amirante Islands, Cargados Carajos, Saya de Malha Bank (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 213).

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Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Key references
Denizot, M. (1968). Les algues floridées encroutantes (à l'éxclusion des Corallinacées). pp. [1]-310, 227 figs. Paris: Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle.

Funk, G. (1955). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Meeresalgen von Neapel: Zugleich mikrophotographischer Atlas. Pubblicazioni della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli 25(Suppl.): i-x , 1-178, 36 figs.

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

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