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Pyropia pulchra (Hollenberg) S.C.Lindstrom & Hughey 2016

Publication details
Pyropia pulchra (Hollenberg) S.C.Lindstrom & Hughey 2016: 281, fig. 1

Published in: Lindstrom, S.C. & Hughey, J.R. (2016). Pyropia smithii is Pyropia pulchra comb. nov. Madroño 63(3): 281-282, 1 fig.

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 pulchra Hollenberg

Type information
Type locality: Moss Beach, Monterey Peninsula, California, USA (Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 215). Type: Hollenberg 2890; "Epiphytic on leaves of Phyllospadix cast ashore...". UC 2036529 (Smith & Hollenberg 1943: 215). Notes: The type is illustrated by Lindstrom & Hughey (2016: fig. 1). The holotype is given as Hollenberg 2980 in Lindstrom & Hughey (2016: 282) but as 2890 in Hollenberg in Smith & Hollenberg (1943: 215).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, fair, pretty.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra pulchra Hollenberg 1943

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra smithii Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott 1968
Pyropia smithii (Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott) S.C.Lindstrom 2011

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra pulchra Hollenberg)
North America: California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Miller 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Ackland et al 2007).

(as Porphyra smithii Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott)
North America: British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989, Stiller & Waaland 1993), California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Scagel & al. 1989, Stiller & Waaland 1993), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).

(as Pyropia smithii (Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott) S.C.Lindstrom)
North America: British Columbia (Kucera & Saunders 2012 ), California (Sutherland et al. 2011, Miller 2012, Augyte & Shaughnessy 2014 ).

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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Lindstrom, S.C. & Hughey, J.R. (2016). Pyropia smithii is Pyropia pulchra comb. nov. Madroño 63(3): 281-282, 1 fig.
Lindstrom, S.C. & Hughey, J.R. (2016). Pyropia smithii is Pyropia pulchra comb. nov. Madroño 63(3): 281-282, 1 fig.

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