Polysiphonia arctica J.Agardh 1863

Publication Details
Polysiphonia arctica J.Agardh 1863: 1034

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1863). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen secundum: algas florideas complectens. Part 2, fasc. 3. pp. 787-1138, 1158-1291. Lundae [Lund]: C.W.K. Gleerup. [in Latin]

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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 Savoiea arctica (J.Agardh) M.J.Wynne.

Type Information
Type locality: Spetsbergen; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: "Vahl & Exp. Torell"; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or pertaining to the Arctic (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 02 November 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2024

 
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