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Pyropia torta (V.Krishnamurthy) S.C.Lindstrom 2011

Publication details
Pyropia torta (V.Krishnamurthy) S.C.Lindstrom in Sutherland & al. 2011: 1145

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Porphyra torta V.Krishnamurthy

Type information
Holotype locality: point near False Bay, San Juan Island, Washington, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Holotype: V. Krishnamurthy; 26 May 1968; WTU 255135 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Notes: Krishnamurthy 11-00161.

Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra torta V.Krishnamurthy 1972

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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References
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Conitz, J.M., Fagen, R. & Stekoll, M.S. (2013). Effects of density and substrate type on recruitment and growth of Pyropia torta (Rhodophyta) gametophytes. Botanica Marina 56(5/6): 525-533.

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