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Polysiphonia arenaria Harvey, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Polysiphonia arenaria Harvey 1847: 55, nom. illeg.

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 1]. pp. i-viii, 1-64, pls I-XXV. London: Reeve Brothers.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Polysiphonia is Polysiphonia urceolata (Lightfoot ex Dillwyn) Greville.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), in sandy places.

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not Polysiphonia arenaria Kützing, 1845. - (28 Sep 2019) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 September 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.

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