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Porphyra woolhouseae Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Porphyra

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Porphyra woolhouseae Harvey

 

Publication details
Porphyra woolhouseae Harvey 1863: pl. 265

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 3. pp. viii, Plates CXXI-CLXXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Phyllona woolhouseae (Harvey) Kuntze 1898

Nomenclatural notes
Index Nominum Algarum notes 'woolhousiae' has also been used for the specific epithet of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Tasmania (Womersley 1994: 37). Type: Miss Woolhouse; on Macrocystis pyrifera. Notes: Illustrated by Harvey (1863, pl. 265, fig. 1) (Ricker, 1987). Womersley (1994: 37) notes that the type material is located in TCD.

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Key references
Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2013). Elementos para el estudio de las macroalgas de Argentina. Con colaboraciĆ³n de J.M. Zaixso. pp. [1]-204. Comodoro Rivadavia: Universitaria de la Patagonia.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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