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Porphyra thulaea Munda & P.M.Pedersen

Publication details
Porphyra thulaea Munda & P.M.Pedersen 1978: 286, figs 1-9

Published in: Munda, I.M. & Pedersen, P.M. (1978). Porphyra thulaea sp. nov. (Rhodophyceae, Bangiales) from east Iceland and west Greenland. Botanica Marina 21: 283-288.

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 thulaea (Munda & P.M.Pedersen) Neefus

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of Thule, an island in the extreme north of Europe, said by some to be Iceland (Lewis & Short 1890).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Godthåb, West Greenland (Athanasiadis 1996: 15). Type: T. Christensen; Aug. 24. 1958; Christensen no. 8463

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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

Created: 27 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Munda, I.M. & Pedersen, P.M. (1978). Porphyra thulaea sp. nov. (Rhodophyceae, Bangiales) from east Iceland and west Greenland. Botanica Marina 21: 283-288.

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