Porphyra abyssicola Kjellman 1883: 240, pl. 17, fig. 4; pl. 17, 18, figs 10, 11
Published in: Kjellman, F.R. (1883). Norra Ishafvets algflora [Northern Arctic Ocean algalflora]. Vega-expeditionens Vetenskapliga Iakttagelser 3: 1-431, pls 1-31.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wildemania abyssicola (Kjellman) Mols-Mortensen & J.Brodie
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in the depths.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Norwegian Arctic Sea (Mols-Mortensen et al. 2012: 156).
Atlantic Islands: Iceland (Munda 1979).
North America: Washington (WA) (Scagel 1957).
Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936).
Source of current name
Mols-Mortensen, A., Neefus, C.D., Nielsen, R., Gunnarsson, K., Egilsdottir, S., Pedersen, P.M. & Brodie, J. (2012). New insights into the biodiversity and generic relationships of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. European Journal of Phycology 47(2): 146-159.
Kjellman, F.R. (1885 '1883'). The algae of the Arctic Sea. A survey of the species, together with an exposition of the general characters and the development of the flora. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingar 20(5): 1-351, 31 pls.
Zinova, A.D. (1955). Opredelitel burykh vodoroslej severnykh morej SSSR [Determination book of the red algae of the northern seas of the USSR]. pp. 1-219 [+ 1], 169 figs. Moscow & Leningrad: Akad. Nauk SSSR.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2019.