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Pyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello) T.J.Farr & J.E.Sutherland 2011

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Pyropia

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Pyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello) T.J.Farr & J.E.Sutherland
Fig. 1. Small 2 mm orbiculate blade formed at 14°C. Scale bar = 0.2 mm. Fig. 2. Lanceolate 20 mm blade with spermatangia and phyllosporangia in linear streaks at the apical end. Scale bar = 5 mm. Fig. 3. Basal attachment with multiple rhizoids. Scale ba. John West. © John West (jwest@unimelb.edu.au).

 

Publication details
Pyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello) T.J.Farr & J.E.Sutherland 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.
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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 Neopyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J. L.Scott & Zuccarello) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie

Basionym
Porphyra pulchella Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello

Type information
Type locality: Nelsons Lagoon (36°41'S, 149°59'E), Mimosa Rock National Park, New South Wales, Australia (Ackland & al. 2006: 196). Holotype: 16 xii 1998; on pneumatophores of the mangrove Avicennia marina. NSW 722255 (blades); conchocelis (722445) (Ackland & al. 2006 Notes: Holotype culture: CCAP 1379/3. Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, SAMS Research Services Ltd., Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Dunbeg, Argyll, PA37 1QA, UK. Blade and conchocelis phases of isolate 3923 are included. Paratype: NSW 722446, Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs. Macquaries Road, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia. Collection data: 6 iv 2004, in a band of Caloglossa vieillardii (Kützing) Setchell on wood pilings at Westgate Bridge, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria (37°49'S, 144°53'E). Collected by J.A.West (Sutherland et al. 2011)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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