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Porphyra maculosa E.Conway

Publication details
Porphyra maculosa E.Conway 1976: 317, fig. 1

Published in: Conway, E. (1975). Porphyra maculosa sp. nov. in British Columbia. Syesis 8: 317-320.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spotted.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Lion’s Bay, Howe Sound, near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Type: J.N.C. Whyte; Nov. 9. 1973; UBC 49928

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Key references
Yoshida, T., Notoya, M., Kikuchi, N. & Miyata, M. (1997). Catalogue of species of Porphyra in the world, with special reference to the type locality and bibliography. Nat. Hist. Res. Special Issue No. 3: 5-18, 4 figs.

Created: 31 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Conway, E. (1975). Porphyra maculosa sp. nov. in British Columbia. Syesis 8: 317-320.
Hymes, B.J. & Cole, K.M. (1983). Aplanospore production in Porphyra maculosa (Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 31: 225-228.

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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.

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