Porphyra umbilicalis (Linnaeus) J.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1883

Publication Details
Porphyra umbilicalis (Linnaeus) J.Agardh, nom. illeg. 1883: 66

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.

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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 Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing.

Basionym
Ulva umbilicalis Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: "in Oceano" ; (Linnaeus 1753: 1163) Epitype: J. Brodie & P.K. Hayes; 23 July 1998; From the back of a limpet; BM; 000769632 (Brodie & al. 2008: 1330) Notes: A lectotype was designated by Brodie & Irvine (2003: 130) as Dillenius, Hist. Musc.: Pl. 8: fig. 3 (1742 '1741'). An epitype, the lectotype of Porphyra umbilicalis Kützing, q.v. from Scotland, was subsequently selected by Brodie & al. (2008: 1330).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 December 2008 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

 
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