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Pyropia retorta S.-M.Kim, H.-G.Choi & H.-S.Kim 2018

Publication details
Pyropia retorta S.-M.Kim, H.-G.Choi & H.-S.Kim in Kim & al. 2018: 55, fig.2

Published in: Kim, S.-M., Choi, H.-G., Hwang, M.-S. & Kim, H.-S. (2018). Biogeographic pattern of four endemic Pyropia from the east coast of Korea, including a new species Pyropia retorta (Bangiaceae, Rhodophyta). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(1): 55-68.

Publication date: 2018

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Pyropia is Pyropia californica J.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Neopyropia retorta (S.M.Kim, H.G.Choi & H.S.Kim) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie

Type information
Holotype locality: Jumunjin, Gangneung (Gangwon-do, Korea; 37°54'21.80'N, 128°49'49.77") (Kim et al. 2018: 60). Holotype (gametophyte): S.M. Kim; March 20, 2004 ; NIBR, Incheon, Korea NIBRRD0000003217 (SM018) (Kim et al. 2018: 60). Notes: Isotype: NIBRRD0000003218 (SM018-1).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Blade phase is epilithic, in exposed intertidal areas, splashed intermittenly by waves. Gametophyte can form dense populations soley or intermixed with P. pseudolinearis (Kim et al., 2018). - (27 Apr 2018) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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: 27 April 2018 by G.M. Guiry

Verified by: 08 June 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kim, S.-M., Choi, H.-G., Hwang, M.-S. & Kim, H.-S. (2018). Biogeographic pattern of four endemic Pyropia from the east coast of Korea, including a new species Pyropia retorta (Bangiaceae, Rhodophyta). Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(1): 55-68.

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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 23 September 2021.

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