Polysiphonia harveyi Bailey 1848

Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Current name: Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2010Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Polysiphonia harveyi Bailey 1848: 38

Published in: Bailey, J.W. (1848). Notes on the algae of the United States. American Journal of Science and Arts, series 2 6: 37-42.

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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus harveyi (Bailey) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Stonington, Connecticut, USA; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 343) Lectotype: Bailey; July 1847; TCD; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 343) Notes: Co-types: BM-K. Lectotype: TCD 12810 (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017: table 4)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 August 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 May 2017

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 May 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2023

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