Porphyra tenuissima & Hus, nom. illeg.
Porphyra tenuissima Setchell & Hus in Hus 1900: 68, nom. illeg.
Published in: Hus, H.T.A. (1900). Preliminary notes on west-coast Porphyras. Zoe 5: 61-70.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Wildemania tenuissima (Strömfelt) De Toni
Diploderma tenuissimum Strömfelt
Type locality: Hôlmanäste, Eskifjord, Iceland
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
Porphyra miniata f. tenuissima (Strömfelt) Levring 1937
Illegitimate: priority for Porphyra tenuissima C.Agardh ex Frauenfeld, 1855. - (5 Sep 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + - 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 29 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 November 2019.