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Neosiphonia upolensis (Grunow) M.S.Kim & Boo 2008

Publication details
Neosiphonia upolensis (Grunow) M.S.Kim & Boo in M.S.Kim, P.-E.Lim & S.-M.Phang 2008: 347

Published in: Kim M.S., Lim, P.-E. & Phang S.-M. (2008). Taxonomic notes on Malaysian Neosiphonia and Polysiphonia (Rhodomelaceae, Rhodophyta). In: Taxonomy of Southeast Asian seaweeds. Institute of Ocean and Earth Sciences. University of Malaya. Monograph Series Volume 2. (Phang, L.M., Lewmanmont, K. & Lim, P.-E. Eds), pp. 33-44. Kuala Lumpar: University of Malaya.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neosiphonia is Neosiphonia flavimarina M.-S.Kim & I.K.Lee.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Melanothamnus upolensis (Grunow) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs

Polysiphonia upolensis Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Upolu, Western Samoa (Silva & al. 1996: 547). Lectotype: E.Graeffe; W 7778 (Hollenberg 1968: 94). Notes: Syntypes: W (Díaz-Tapia et al., 2017).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Neosiphonia upolensis (Grunow) M.S.Kim & Boo)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014), Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Hawaiian Islands (Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007), Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (Tsuda 2014).

Source of current name
Díaz-Tapia, P., McIvor, L., Freshwater, D.W., Verbruggen, H., Wynne, M.J. & Maggs, C.A. (2017). The genera Melanothamnus Bornet & Falkenberg and Vertebrata S.F. Gray constitute well-defined clades of the red algal tribe Polysiphonieae (Rhodomelaceae, Ceramiales). European Journal of Phycology 52(1): 1-20, 77 figs.

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