Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae > Order Gigartinales > Family Polyidaceae > Genus Polyides

Polyides rotunda (Hudson) Gaillon, 1828

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

PolyidesC.Agardh, 1822accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: rødkløft sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 German: Scherentang sources: Unterwasser-Welt Ostsee
 Norwegian: rødkluft sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): raudkluft sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: klyving


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

Linkletter, L.E. 1977. A checklist of marine fauna and flora of the Bay of Fundy. Huntsman Marine Laboratory, St. Andrews, N.B. 68 p.

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





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External Links

Biodiversity Heritage Library (193 publications)
Marine Life Information Network - UK
Barcode of Life (34 barcodes)
GenBank (35 nucleotides; 30 proteins)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Polyides rotunda (Hudson) Gaillon, 1828. 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:145668




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