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Enelittosiphonia stimpsonii (Harvey) Kudo & Masuda 1995

Publication details
Enelittosiphonia stimpsonii (Harvey) Kudo & Masuda in Masuda & al. 1995: 200, fig. 30

Published in: Masuda, M., Kudo, T., Kawaguchi, S. & Guiry, M.D. (1995). Lectotypification of some marine red algae described by W. H. Harvey from Japan. Phycological Research 43: 191-202, 34 figs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Enelittosiphonia is Enelittosiphonia hakodatensis (Yendo) Segi.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Vertebrata stimpsonii (Harvey) Kuntze

Polysiphonia stimpsonii Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Hakodate Bay (Masuda & al. 1995: 199). Holotype: Mr Stimpson; dredged specimen. TCD a fragmentary specimen mounted on mica (Masuda & al. 1995: 199, fig. 30).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia ohmaensis Ohta 1973

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia ohmaensis Ohta)
Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990).

(as Enelittosiphonia stimpsonii (Harvey) Kudo & Masuda)
Asia: Japan (Masuda & al. 1995, Yoshida 1998, Choi, Kraft, Lee & Saunders 2002, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001, Nam & Kang 2012).

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.

Key references
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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