Holotype species: Porterinema fluviatile (H.C.Porter) Waern
Original publication and holotype designation: Waern, M. (1952). Rocky-shore algae in the Öregrund Archipelago. Acta Phytogeographica Suecica 30: [i]-xvi, 1-298.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as neuter.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Silberfeld, T., Rousseau, F. & Reviers, B. de (2014). An updated classification of brown algae (Ochrophyta, Phaeophyceae). Cryptogamie Algologie 35(2): 117-156.
Named for Hobart Charles Porter (1860-?), American botanist. - (10 Jul 2014) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 2 species names in the database at present, of which 1 has been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
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Täuscher, L. (2013). Untersuchungen der Algenbesiedlung von Küstengewässern in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern vor dem 2. Weltkrieg (1892-1940). Arch. Freunde Naturg. Mecklenburg 52: 157-172.
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 21 June 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 February 2020.