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Melanothamnus hawaiiensis (Hollenberg) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs 2017

Publication details
Melanothamnus hawaiiensis (Hollenberg) Díaz-Tapia & Maggs in Díaz-Tapia & al. 2017: 8, table 4

Published in: 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.

Publication date: February 2017

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Melanothamnus is Melanothamnus somalensis Bornet & Falkenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Polysiphonia hawaiiensis Hollenberg

Type information
Type locality: Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (Silva & al. 1996: 541). Holotype: 21.i.1963; US 48524 (Díaz-Tapia & al. 2017: 8, table 4).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polysiphonia hawaiiensis Hollenberg 1968
Neosiphonia hawaiiensis (Hollenberg) M.-S.Kim & I.A.Abbott 2006

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Polysiphonia hawaiiensis Hollenberg)
Africa: Somalia (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987).

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

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: French Polynesia (Pari & N'Yeurt 1999), Hawaiian Islands (Abbott 1999).

(as Neosiphonia hawaiiensis (Hollenberg) M.-S.Kim & I.A.Abbott)
South-east Asia: Philippines (Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Huisman, Abbott & Smith 2007).

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