Pyropia dentata (Kjellman) N.Kikuchi & M.Miyata 2011

Porphyra dentata Kjellman

Porphyra dentata KjellmanLung-tung, Taipei County, Taiwan. 1997. 1. 16. Photo by Huang Su-fang, National Taiwan Museum, from Huang (

Publication Details
Pyropia dentata (Kjellman) N.Kikuchi & M.Miyata 2011: 1143

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 Pyropia is Pyropia californica J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neoporphyra dentata (Kjellman) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie.

Porphyra dentata Kjellman

Type Information
Type locality: Amakusa, Japan; (Kjellman 1897: 17) Type: J.V. Petersen; 9 June 1881; (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1143) Notes: Amakusa, Kumamoto Pref., Japan; lectotypified by M. Kurogi 1985 (Marianne Hamnede, pers. comm. to S.C. Lindstrom 13 Oct. 2009); syntype in UPS (Sutherland et al. 2011).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), toothed, usually with sharp teeth pointing outwards (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 January 2012 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 June 2020

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