Pugetia firma Kylin 1941: 15, pl. 4: fig. 12
Published in: Kylin, H. (1941). Californische Rhodophyceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 37(2): 1-71, 7 figs, 13 plates.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Salishia firma (Kylin) Clarkston & G.W.Saunders
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Harper & Saunders (2002: 275) found that Pugetia firma and Pugetia japonica were not related to Callophyllis in their phylogenetic trees and proposed the restoration of Pugetia japonica and P. firma Kylin.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Pacific Grove, California (Clarkston & Saunders 2012: 53). Holotype: tetrasporic and cystocarpic: Kylin ; July 1922/1941 (?); uppermost sublittoral. LD 090094 (Clarkston & Saunders 2012: 53).
Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2002). Using molecular data to resolve the taxonomic limits of the genera Callophyllis, Euthora and Pugetia (Kallymeniaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 50(4): 275-282.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Clarkston, B.E. & Saunders, G.W. (2012). An examination of the red algal genus Pugetia (Kallymeniaceae, Gigartinales), with descriptions of Salishia firma gen. & comb. nov., Pugetia cryptica sp. nov. and Beringia wynnei sp. nov.. Phycologia 51(1): 33-61.
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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 18 February 2019.