Polysiphonia opaca (C.Agardh) Moris & De Notaris 1839

Polysiphonia opaca (C.Agardh) Moris & De Notaris

Current name: Polysiphonia opaca (C.Agardh) Moris & De Notaris
Calafuria, Livorno, Italy; mid littoral zone. Detail of erect axis. April 1998Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it)

Publication Details
Polysiphonia opaca (C.Agardh) Moris & De Notaris 1839: 264

Published in: Moris, G. & De Notaris, G. (1840 '1839'). Florula caprariae sive enumeratio plantarum in insula Capraria vel sponte nascentium vel ad utilitatem latius excultarum. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, ser. 2 2: 59-300, pls I-VI.

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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.

Hutchinsia opaca C.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Adriatic Sea; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 351) Possible Lectotypes: LS; 41663-41666 (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 351)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), darkened, dull, not shining, opaque (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 16 November 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2024

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