Pyropia njordii Mols-Mortensen, J. & Neefus 2012
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
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
Named for Njörðr, god of the sea and of the weather in Norse mythology.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
This is a marine species.
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: -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(4): [1-18] 862-879, 4 figs.
Created: 16 July 2012 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 08 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 September 2021.