Pyropia leucosticta ( ) Neefus & J. 2011
Porphyra leucosticta Thuret Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; translucent fronds on mussels
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Pyropia leucosticta (Thuret) Neefus & J.Brodie in Sutherland & al. 2011: 1144
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.
Publication date: 2011
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neopyropia leucosticta (Thuret) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie
Porphyra leucosticta Thuret
Type locality: Rochers des Flamandes, Cherbourg, France (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 120). Type: Thuret; 28 February 1857; PC (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 120). Notes: Isotypes in CHE (Brodie & Irvine, 2003: 120).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Nielsen & Lundsteen (2019: 67, figs A and B on p. 67) report an entity from Denmark that may refer to this species. - (14 Feb 2020) - M.D. Guiry
A study with fresh and old material has revealed that neither Porphyra umbilicalis nor Pyropia leucosticta are present in the Balearic Islands (Vergés et al., 2013). - (7 Oct 2013) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Yang, L.-E., Deng, Y.-Y., Xu, G.-P., Russel, S., Lu, Q.-Q. & Brodie, J. (2020). Redefining Pyropia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta): four new genera, resurrection of Porphyrella and description of Calidia pseudolobata sp. nov. from China. Journal of Phycology 56(4): [1-18] 862-879, 4 figs.
Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.
Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 1 Rødalger (Rhodophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 7: -398, col. figs and distributional maps.
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