Porphyra variegata ( )
Porphyra variegata (Kjellman) Kjellman in Hus 1900: 69
Published in: Hus, H.T.A. (1900). Preliminary notes on west-coast Porphyras. Zoe 5: 61-70.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wildemania variegata De Toni
Diploderma variegatum Kjellman
Holotype locality: Beringön, temligen ymnig; något sällskaplig inom sublitoralregionen, fäst på sten; med sporocarpier. [Bering Island, Commander Islands, Russia, pretty abundant, somewhat gregarious in sublitoral zone, attached to the stone; with sporocarps.] (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141). Holotype: F.R. Kjellman; 14-19 August 1879; UPS (Snow 1899: 1141).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variegated.
This is a marine species.
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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.
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.
Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Tanaka, T. (1952). The systematic study of the Japanese Protoflorideae. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University 2(2): 1-92, 41 figs, 23 pls.
Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry
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Kurogi, M. (1977). Observations on the type specimen of Porphyra variegata (Kjellman) Hus and its comparison with Japanese "P. variegata". Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25 (Suppl.): 101-102.
Pueschel, C.M. (1985). Ultrastructure of germinating carpospores of Porphyra variegata (Kjellm.) Hus (Bangiales, Rhodophyta. Journal of Phycology 21: 146-154.
Shimizu, T. (1983). Taxonomic studies on Porphyra variegata (Kjellman) Hus and P. tenuitasa Fukuhara (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 31: 229-237.
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