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Porphyra lilliputiana W.A.Nelson, G.A.Knight & M.W.Hawkes

Publication details
Porphyra lilliputiana W.A.Nelson, G.A.Knight & M.W.Hawkes 1998: 57, figs 2-15

Published in: Nelson, W.A., Knight, G.A. & Hawkes, M.W. (1998). Porphyra lilliputiana sp. nov. (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): a diminutive New Zealand endemic with novel reproductive biology. Phycological Research 46: 57-61.

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 Pyropia suborbiculata (Kjellman) J.E.Sutherland, H.G.Choi, M.S.Hwang & W.A.Nelson

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

Taxonomic notes
Synonym of Porphyra suborbiculata (Broom et al. 2002: 234). - (18 Jan 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Wellington Harbour, North Island, New Zealand (Nelson, Knight & Hawkes 1998: 57). Type: Knight & Broom; May 1997; WELT A21902 (Nelson, Knight & Hawkes 1998: 57).

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Source of current name
Broom, J.E., Nelson, W.A., Yarish, C., Jones, W.A., Aguilar Rosas, R. & Aguilar Rosas, L.E. (2002). A reassessment of the taxonomic status of Poprhyra suborbiculata, Poprhyra carolinensis and Porphyra lilliputiana (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. European Journal of Phycology 37: 227-235.

Key references
Müller, K.M., Cannone, J.J. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta) and description of a new genus and species, Pseudobangia kaycoleia. Phycologia 44: 146-155.

Created: 27 November 2001 by Elizabeth Moran

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

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References
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Broom, J.E., Nelson, W.A., Yarish, C., Jones, W.A., Aguilar Rosas, R. & Aguilar Rosas, L.E. (2002). A reassessment of the taxonomic status of Poprhyra suborbiculata, Poprhyra carolinensis and Porphyra lilliputiana (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. European Journal of Phycology 37: 227-235.
Nelson, W.A., Knight, G.A. & Hawkes, M.W. (1998). Porphyra lilliputiana sp. nov. (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): a diminutive New Zealand endemic with novel reproductive biology. Phycological Research 46: 57-61.

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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 13 December 2018.

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