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Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie

Publication details
Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie 1891: 49

Published in: Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Wildemania.

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

Basionym
Diploderma amplissimum Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Maasö, Norway (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; July-August 1876; UPS (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), handsome (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Diploderma amplissimum Kjellman 1883
Porphyra miniata var. amplissima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893
Porphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus 1900

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Diploderma amplissimum f. planiusculum Foslie 1890
Porphyra cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy 1972
Porphyra miniata f. cuneiformis Setchell & Hus 1990
Wildemania cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) S.C.Lindstrom 2011

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Porphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus)
English: Northern Pink Laver (Bunker et al. 2010).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Mols-Mortensen, A., Neefus, C.D., Pedersen, P.M. & Brodie, J. (2014). Diversity and distribution of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in West Greenland: a link between the North Atlantic and North Pacific. European Journal of Phycology 49(1): 1-10.

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.

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