Porphyra coccinea J. ex
Porphyropsis coccinea (J.Agardh ex Areschoug) Rosenvinge subtidal (20 m), Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2010
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Porphyra coccinea J.Agardh ex Areschoug 1850: 407, pl. I : 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.
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
Created: 24 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 October 2018.