Polysiphonia pentamera Hollenberg 1968

Publication Details
Polysiphonia pentamera Hollenberg 1968: 204, 205, fig. 2D

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. (1968). An account of the species of Polysiphonia of the central and western tropical Pacific Ocean. II. Polysiphonia. Pacific Science 22: 198-207, 5 figs.

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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 Kapraunia pentamera (Hollenberg) Savoie & G.W.Saunders.

Type Information
Type locality: Eniwetok Atoll, Marshall Islands; (Silva & al. 1996: 544) Type: Malvern Gilmartin, Jr. 524,2; 30.viii.1955; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: Holotype: US 48526 (Savoie & Saunders, 2019).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 12 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 15 May 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 May 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2024

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