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Porphyra carolinensis Coll & J.Cox

Publication details
Porphyra carolinensis Coll & J.Cox 1977: 155, figs 1-8

Published in: Coll, J. & Cox, J. (1977). The genus Porphyra C. Ag. (Rhodophyta, Bangiales) in the American North Atlantic. I. New species from North Carolina. Botanica Marina 20: 155-159.

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: Fort Macon, Bogue Bank, Carteret County, North Carolina, U.S.A. Type: Coll & Cox; 2. 2.iv.1976; US 55291

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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
Freshwater, D.W. & Kapraun, D.F. (1986). Field, culture and cytological studies of Porphyra carolinensis Coll et Cox (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from North Carolina. Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 251-262.

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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.
Freshwater, D.W. & Kapraun, D.F. (1986). Field, culture and cytological studies of Porphyra carolinensis Coll et Cox (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) from North Carolina. Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 251-262.
Freshwater, D.W. & Kapraun, D.F. (1989). Spheroplast isolation and propagation of Porphyra carolinensis Coll et Cox for mariculture. Aquaculture 81: 101-110.

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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 12 December 2018.

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