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Boreophyllum birdiae (Neefus & A.C.Mathieson) Neefus

Publication details
Boreophyllum birdiae (Neefus & A.C.Mathieson) Neefus in Sutherland et al. 2011: 1140

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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Publication date: 2011

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Boreophyllum is Boreophyllum aestivale (S.C.Lindstrom & Fredericq) S.C.Lindstrom.

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

Basionym
Porphyra birdiae Neefus & A.C.Mathieson

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.

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra birdiae Neefus & A.C.Mathieson 2002

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Mols-Mortensen, A., Neefus, C.D., Pedersen, P.M. & Brodie, J. (2014). Diversity and distribution of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in West Greenland: a link between the North Atlantic and North Pacific. European Journal of Phycology 49(1): 1-10.

Pedersen, P.M. (2011). Grønlands havalger. pp. [1] 7-208. Copenhagen: Forlaget Epsilon.DK.

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