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Porphyra coccinea J.Agardh ex Areschoug

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 coccinea J.Agardh ex Areschoug
subtidal (20 m), Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2010. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Chromastrum humile (Rosenvinge) Papenfuss

Porphyropsis coccinea (J.Agardh ex Areschoug) Rosenvinge subtidal (20 m), Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2010
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Porphyra coccinea J.Agardh ex Areschoug 1850: 407, pl. I [1]: D

Published in: Areschoug, J.E. (1850). Phycearum, quae in maribus Scandinaviae crescunt, enumeratio. Sectio posterio Ulvaceas continen. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 14: 385-454, 3 pls.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyropsis coccinea (J.Agardh ex Areschoug) Rosenvinge

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "ad Brandskären Bahusiae mediae et extra Norra Koster in Grisbådnarna", Sweden (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 75). Syntype: July-August; S herb. Areschoug (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 75).

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Source of current name
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1909). The marine algae of Denmark. Contributions to their natural history. Part I. Introduction. Rhodophyceae I. (Bangiales and Nemalionales). Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, 7. Række, Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk Afdeling 7: 1-151, figs 1-73, pls I, II, 2 folded charts.

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