Porphyra kaspar W.A.Nelson & N.M.
Porphyra kaspar W.A.Nelson & N.M.Adams 1990: 4, figs. 2-8
Published in: Nelson, W.A. & Adams, N.M. (1990). A new species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from the Three Kings Islands, northern New Zealand. Botanica Marina 33: 3-7.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chlidophyllon kaspar (W.A.Nelson & N.M.Adams) W.A.Nelson
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Farmer Rock, Great Island, Three Kings Islands, New Zealand (Nelson et al. 2003: 311). Holotype: M. Francis; Dec. 2. 1983; on Sargassum johnsonii, 3-35 m deep. WELT A13913
Source of current name
Nelson, W.A., Broom, J.E. & Farr, T.J. (2003). Pyrophyllon and Chlidophyllon (Erythropeltidales, Rhodophyta): two new genera for obligate epiphytic species previously placed in Porphyra, and a discussion of the orders Erythropeltidales and Bangiales. Phycologia 42: 308-315.
Yoshida, T., Notoya, M., Kikuchi, N. & Miyata, M. (1997). Catalogue of species of Porphyra in the world, with special reference to the type locality and bibliography. Nat. Hist. Res. Special Issue No. 3: 5-18, 4 figs.
Created: 15 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 October 2018.