Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae > Order Ceramiales > Family Rhodomelaceae > Tribe Polysiphonieae > Genus Polysiphonia

Polysiphonia fibrillosa (Dillwyn) Sprengel, 1827

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PolysiphoniaGreville, 1823accepted genus name

Species group names

Polysiphonia fibrillosa (Dillwyn) J.Agardh, 1842 synonym
Polysiphonia myriococca Montagne, 1841 synonym
Polysiphonia nutans Montagne, 1841 synonym
Polysiphonia richardsonii W.J.Hooker ex Harvey, 1833 synonym
Polysiphonia spinulosa Greville, 1824 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): tangdokke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: violet ledtang sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: fädiger Röhrentang sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: tangdokke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: tangdokke
 Norwegian Nynorsk: tangdokke
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): tangdokke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: violettslick


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Sears, J.R. (ed.). 1998. NEAS keys to the benthic marine algae of the northeastern coast of North America from Long Island Sound to the Strait of Belle Isle. Northeast Algal Society. 163 p.

additional source

South, G. R. and I. Tittley. 1986. A checklist and distributional index of the benthic marine algae of the North Atlantic Ocean. Huntsman Marine Laboratory. St. Andrews, New Brunswick. 76 p.

additional source


additional source

ITIS database




Published in AlgaeBase

External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (74 publications)
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Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Polysiphonia fibrillosa (Dillwyn) Sprengel, 1827. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:144634




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