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Pyropia njordii Mols-Mortensen, J.Brodie & Neefus 2012

Publication details
Pyropia njordii Mols-Mortensen, J.Brodie & Neefus in Mols-Mortensen & al. 2012: 154, figs 7, 14-20

Published in: Mols-Mortensen, A., Neefus, C.D., Nielsen, R., Gunnarsson, K., Egilsdottir, S., Pedersen, P.M. & Brodie, J. (2012). New insights into the biodiversity and generic relationships of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in Iceland and the Faroe Islands. European Journal of Phycology 47(2): 146-159.

Publication date: 2012

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.

Named for Njörðr, god of the sea and of the weather in Norse mythology.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Found in the mid- to low intertidal, growing mostly on rock but also on mussels and barnacles ( Mols-Mortensen et al. 2012). - (16 Jul 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Tjaldavik, Trongisvágsfjordur, Suduroy, Faeroe Islands (61º31'88"N, 006º46'73"W) (Mols-Mortensen et al. 2012: 154). Holotype: Agnes Mols-Mortensen; 27 April 2006; epilithic in the low intertidal zone on an exposed shorre. BM 001032349 (Mols-Mortensen et al. 2012: 154, fig. 14). Notes: Isotypes: NHA552091; C; ICEL: 114371, 11438 1; BM: BM001032348; NGS. Paratype: ICEL: 11439 1.

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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.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 1 Rødalger (Rhodophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 7: [1]-398, col. figs and distributional maps.

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(3): 1-18, 4 figs.

Created: 16 July 2012 by Wendy Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 August 2020.

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