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Porphyra plocamiestris R.W.Ricker

Publication details
Porphyra plocamiestris R.W.Ricker 1987: 144, fig. 60

Published in: Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Müller et al (2005: 148) cite P. cf. placamiestris R.W Ricker.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Goat Bay, Macquarie I., Australia Type: Ricker; Nov. 30. 1977; 10 m depth on Plocamium secundatum. MELU R-1733

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra plocamiestris R.W.Ricker)
Subantarctic Islands: Macquarie Island (Ricker 1987, Wiencke & Clayton 2002), South Georgia (Wells, Brewin & Brickle 2011), South Shetland Islands (Quartino et al. 2005).

Antarctic and Antarctic islands: Antarctic Peninsula (Peters et al 2005, Müller et al. 2005, Hommersand et al. 2009), Antarctica/Subantarctic Islands (Ricker 1987), Anvers Island (Amsler, Rowley, Laur, Quetin & Ross 1995), King George Island (Wiencke & Clayton 2002).

Source of current name
Ricker, R.W. (1987). Taxonomy and biogeography of Macquarie Island seaweeds. pp. [i]-vi, [2], 1-344. London: British Museum (Natural History).

Key references
Müller, K.M., Cannone, J.J. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta) and description of a new genus and species, Pseudobangia kaycoleia. Phycologia 44: 146-155.

Peters, K.J., Amsler, C.D., Amsler, M.O., McClintock, J.B., Dunbar, R.B. & Baker, B.J. (2005). A comparative analysis of the nutritional and elemental composition of macroalgae from the western Antarctic Peninsula. Phycologia 44: 453-463.

Quartino, M.L., Zaixso, H.E. & Boraso de Zaixso, A.L. (2005). Biological and environmental characterization of marine macroalgal assemblages in Potter Cove, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica. Botanica Marina 48: 187-197.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 January 2020.

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