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Porphyra miniata var. typica Jónsson, nom. inval.

Publication details
Porphyra miniata var. typica Jónsson 1904: 16, nom. inval.

Published in: Jónsson, H. (1904). The marine algae of East Greenland. Meddelelser om Groenland 30: 1-73.

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 miniata (C.Agardh) Foslie

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saturn-red, flame-scarlet; literally, ‘painted with red lead’ (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
nvalid: nominal variety requires autonymic epithet. "24.3. Infraspecific names with final epithets such as genuinus, originalis, originarius, typicus, verus, and veridicus, purporting to indicate the taxon containing the type of the name of the next higher-ranked taxon, are not validly published unless they are autonyms (Art. 26)" [Melbourne Code]. - (23 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Citing AlgaeBase
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 April 2019.

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