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Porphyra tenuissima Setchell & Hus, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Porphyra tenuissima Setchell & Hus in Hus 1900: 68, nom. illeg.

Published in: Hus, H.T.A. (1900). Preliminary notes on west-coast Porphyras. Zoe 5: 61-70.

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 Wildemania tenuissima (Strömfelt) De Toni

Basionym
Diploderma tenuissimum Strömfelt

Type information
Type locality: Hôlmanäste, Eskifjord, Iceland

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra miniata f. tenuissima (Strömfelt) Levring 1937

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: priority for Porphyra tenuissima C.Agardh ex Frauenfeld, 1855. - (5 Sep 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + [1]- 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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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 17 October 2018.

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