Porphyra plocamiestris R.W.
Porphyra plocamiestris R.W.Ricker 1987: 144, fig. 60
Published in: Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, , 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Müller et al (2005: 148) cite P. cf. placamiestris R.W Ricker.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Goat Bay, Macquarie I., Australia Type: Ricker; Nov. 30. 1977; 10 m depth on Plocamium secundatum. MELU R-1733
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra plocamiestris R.W.Ricker)
Antarctic and the subantarctic islands: Antarctic Peninsula (Peters et al 2005, Müller et al. 2005, Hommersand et al. 2009), Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Ricker 1987), Anvers Island (Amsler, Rowley, Laur, Quetin & Ross 1995), King George Island (Wiencke & Clayton 2002), Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987, Wiencke & Clayton 2002), South Georgia (Wells, Brewin & Brickle 2011), South Shetland Islands (Quartino et al. 2005).
Source of current name
Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, , 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Müller, K.M., Cannone, J.J. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta) and description of a new genus and species, Pseudobangia kaycoleia. Phycologia 44: 146-155.
Peters, K.J., Amsler, C.D., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B., Dunbar, R.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). A comparative analysis of the nutritional and elemental composition of macroalgae from the western Antarctic Peninsula. Phycologia 44: 453-463.
Quartino, M.L., Zaixso, H.E. & Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2005). Biological and environmental characterization of marine macroalgal assemblages in Potter Cove, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Botanica Marina 48: 187-197.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.