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Porphyra norrisii V.Krishnamurthy

Publication details
Porphyra norrisii V.Krishnamurthy 1972: 35, figs 3a-b, 6a-g

Published in: Krishnamurthy, V. (1972). A revision of the species of the algal genus Porphyra occurring on the Pacific coast of North America. Pacific Science 26: 24-49.
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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 norrisii (V.Krishnamurthy) S.C.Lindstrom

Eponomy
Named for Dr R.E. Norris, American phycologist and microscopist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: [False Bay (on the specimen) versus] Deadman's Bay (in the publication), San Juan I., Washington, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141). Holotype: V. Krishnamurthy (11-00041); (20 March) 1968; WTU 255129 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141). Notes: 20 March 1968 (Sutherland et al. 2011) but 20.v.1968 (INA).

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Source of current name
Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.

Key references
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

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