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Polysiphonia funebris De Notaris ex J.Agardh 1851

Publication details
Polysiphonia funebris De Notaris ex J.Agardh 1851: 979

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]
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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: Genoa (Mediterranean Sea) (Alfonso-Carrillo & Rojas-Gonzalez 2004: 80).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia balanicola Falkenberg 1901

Nomenclatural notes
This name first appeared in De Notaris (1846: 67) but was not validated in this work by the provision of a description; the name was subsequently validated by J.Agardh (1863: 979).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia funebris De Notaris ex J.Agardh)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Rojas-Gonzalez, Afonso-Carrillo & Ibeas 1994, Rojas-Gonzalez, Afonso-Carrillo & Ibeas 1994, Lawson & al. 1995, Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Alfonso-Carrillo & Rojas-Gonzalez 2004, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Greece (Tsiamis & al. 2011, Tsiamis & Panoytidis 2016), Italy (Giaccone 1969, Pizzuto, Serio & Furnari 1996, Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Gómez Garreta & al. 2001, Alfonso-Carrillo & Rojas-Gonzalez 2004), Portugal (Ardré 1970, Pizzuto, Serio & Furnari 1996), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

Africa: Algeria (Gómez Garreta & al. 2001), Morocco (Hassoun & al. 2015).

Key references
Alfonso-Carrillo, J. & Rojas-Gonzalez, B. (2004). Observations on reproductive morphology and new records of Rhodomelaceae (Rhodophyta) from the Canary Islands, including Veleroa complanata sp. nov. Phycologia 43: 79-90.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

De Notaris, G. (1846). Prospetto della flora ligustica e dei zoofiti del Mare Ligustico. pp. 1-80. Genova [Geneva]: Tipografia Ferrando.

Tsiamis, K., Montesanto, B., Panayotidis, P. & Katsaros, C. (2011). Notes on new records of red algae (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) from the Aegean Sea (Greece, eastern Mediterranean). Plant Biosystems 145(4): 873-884.

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Pizzuto, F., Serio, D. & Furnari, G. (1996). First record of tetrasporophytes of Polysiphonia funebris De Notaris ex J. Agardh (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta) from the Mediterranean Sea, with taxonomic considerations. Giornale Botanico Italiano 130: 1072-1077.

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