Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M. ) S.L.Clayden & G.W. 2014
Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders 2014: 230, figs 12-16
Published in: Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.
Publication date: 2014
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rhododrewia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew
Type locality: Lands End, San Francisco, California (Drew 1928: 189). Holotype: Gardner No. 3276; endophytic. UC 294552 (Drew 1928: 189). Notes: Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley (1994: 71) notes that the type was found in Porphyra perforata .
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or on the genus Porphyra (Stearn 1973).
Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew 1928
Acrochaetium porphyrae (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith 1944
Chromastrum porphyrae (Drew) Papenfuss 1945
Kylinia porphyrae (Drew) Papenfuss 1947
Colaconema porphyrae (K.M.Drew) Woelkerling 1971
Audouinella porphyrae (Drew) Garbary 1979
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew)
North America: California (Drew 1928).
Asia: Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2013).
Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Nelson 2012).
(as Kylinia porphyrae (Drew) Papenfuss)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).
(as Audouinella porphyrae (Drew) Garbary)
North America: Alaska (Scagel & al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989), California (Scagel & al. 1989), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).
(as Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders)
North America: British Columbia (Clayden & Saunders 2014), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Nova Scotia (Clayden & Saunders 2014 ).
Asia: Kamchatka (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2014).
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.
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Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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