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Porphyra birdiae Neefus & A.C.Mathieson

Publication details
Porphyra birdiae Neefus & A.C.Mathieson 2002: 206, figs 1 A-C, 2 A-J, 4

Published in: Neefus, C.D., Mathieson, A.C., Klein, A.S., Teasdale, B., Bray, T. & Yarish, C. (2002). Porphyra birdiae sp. nov. (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): a new species from the northwest Atlantic. Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 17(3): 203-216, 5 figs, 1 table.
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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 Boreophyllum birdiae (Neefus & A.C.Mathieson) Neefus

Eponomy
Named in honour of Carolyn J. Bird, Canadian phycologist and mycologist.

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

Habitat notes
Mid-littoral; epilithic; exposed to moderately exposed open coasts (Neefus et al. 2002) - (26 Oct 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Herring Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada (Neefus, Mathieson, Klein, Teasdale, Bray & Yarish 2002: 206, 207). Holotype: C.D. Neefus; 21 September 2002; Mid-littoral, epilithic. NHA 76525 (Neefus, Mathieson, Klein, Teasdale, Bray & Yarish 2002: 206, 207). Notes: Isotypes NHA: NHA76526-76535, NHA76554-76555; BM, FH, L, UBC, UC, US.

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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.

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.

Created: 26 June 2003 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 June 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Neefus, C.D., Mathieson, A.C., Klein, A.S., Teasdale, B., Bray, T. & Yarish, C. (2002). Porphyra birdiae sp. nov. (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): a new species from the northwest Atlantic. Algae (The Korean Journal of Phycology) 17(3): 203-216, 5 figs, 1 table.

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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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