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Pyropia koreana (M.S.Hwang & I.K.Lee) M.S.Hwang, H.G.Choi Y.S.Oh & I.K.Lee

Publication details
Pyropia koreana (M.S.Hwang & I.K.Lee) M.S.Hwang, H.G.Choi Y.S.Oh & I.K.Lee in Sutherland et al. 2011: 1144

Published in: 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.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyropia is Pyropia californica J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Porphyra koreana M.S.Hwang & I.K.Lee

Type information
Type locality: Pukpyongdong, Tonghaeshi, Kangwon Prov., Korea (Hwang & Lee 1994: 171). Holotype: Y.S. Oh; May. 23. 1992; 5 m deep, on Prionitis patens Okuamura in the esturary of Jonchon River. SNU HK00011 (Hwang & Lee 1994: 171). Notes: Hwang & Lee (1994: 171) notes isotypes HKO0012-HKO0015 are in herbarium SNU

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra koreana M.S.Hwang & I.K.Lee 1994

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra olivii Orfanidis, Neefus & Bray 2007
Pyropia olivii (Orfanidis, Neefus & T.L.Bray) J.Brodie & Neefus 2011

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra koreana M.S.Hwang & I.K.Lee)
Asia: Korea (Lee & Kang 2001, Kim & Kim 2011), South Korea (Hwang & Lee 1994).

(as Porphyra olivii Orfanidis, Neefus & Bray)
Europe: Greece (Brodie et al 2007), Italy (Brodie et al 2007).

North America: Connecticut (Brodie et al 2007), Maine (Brodie et al 2007), Massachusetts (Brodie et al 2007), New Hampshire (Brodie et al 2007), Rhode Island (Brodie et al 2007).

(as Pyropia koreana (M.S.Hwang & I.K.Lee) M.S.Hwang, H.G.Choi Y.S.Oh & I.K.Lee)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Vergés et al. 2013), Spain (Sánchez et al. 2014), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Asia: Korea (Sutherland et al. 2011).

Australia and New Zealand: South Island, NZ (Nelson et al. 2014 ).

(as Pyropia olivii (Orfanidis, Neefus & T.L.Bray) J.Brodie & Neefus)
Europe: Greece (Sutherland et al. 2011).

Source of synonymy
Vergés, A., Comalada, N., Sánchez, N. & Brodie, J. (2013). A reassessment of the foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in the Balearic Islands including the proposed synonymy of Pyropia olivii with Pyropia koreana. Botanica Marina 56(3): 229-240.

Key references
Nelson, W.A, Sutherland, J.E., Hwang, M.S. & Choi, H.-G. (2014). New distributional record for Pyropia koreana: confirmed to occur on the South Island, New Zealand. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(3): 177-181.

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References
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Nelson, W.A, Sutherland, J.E., Hwang, M.S. & Choi, H.-G. (2014). New distributional record for Pyropia koreana: confirmed to occur on the South Island, New Zealand. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 29(3): 177-181.
Vergés, A., Comalada, N., Sánchez, N. & Brodie, J. (2013). A reassessment of the foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in the Balearic Islands including the proposed synonymy of Pyropia olivii with Pyropia koreana. Botanica Marina 56(3): 229-240.

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