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

Polysiphonia fucoides (Hudson) Greville, 1824

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PolysiphoniaGreville, 1823accepted genus name

Species group names

Polysiphonia affinis Moore, 1837 synonym
Polysiphonia nigrescens (Hudson) Greville ex Harvey, 1833 synonym
Polysiphonia violacea (Roth) Sprengel, 1827 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Bokmål (Norwegian): svartdokke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: almindelig ledtang sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: gewöhnlicher Röhrentang sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: svartdokke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: svartdokke
 Norwegian Nynorsk: svartdokke
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): svartdokke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: fjäderslick


original description

Greville, R.K. (1824). Flora edinensis. Edinburgh.

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

Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. Oceanogr. Mar. Biol. Ann. Rev. 43: 419-453

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

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

additional source





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External Links

GenBank (6 nucleotides; 4 proteins)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (14 publications)
Delivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE)
Barcode of Life


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Polysiphonia fucoides (Hudson) Greville, 1824. 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:144639




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