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Porphyra occidentalis Setchell & Hus

Publication details
Porphyra occidentalis Setchell & Hus in Hus 1900: 69

Published in: Hus, H.T.A. (1900). Preliminary notes on west-coast Porphyras. Zoe 5: 61-70.

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 occidentalis (Setchell & Hus)S.C.Lindstrom

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), western.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Carmel Bay, Monterey County, California, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141). Holotype: Mrs J.M. Weeks; 23 April 1897; UC 95678 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141).

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Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Lindstrom, S.C. & Fredericq, S. (2003). rbcL gene sequences reveal relationships among north-east Pacific species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) and a new species, P. aestivalis. Phycological Research 51(3): 211-224.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Shimizu, T. & Kurogi, M. (1983). Morphological observations on Porphyra occidentalis Setchell et Hus (Rhodophyta, Bangiales) collected near Carmel, California. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series V (Botany) 13: 77-98.

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