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Porphyra kurogii S.C.Lindstrom 1992

Publication details
Porphyra kurogii S.C.Lindstrom in S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole 1992: 2071, figs 1-7

Published in: Lindstrom, S.C. & Cole, K.M. (1992). A revision of the species of Porphyra (Rhodophyta, Bangiales) occurring in British Columbia and adjacent waters. Canadian Journal of Botany 70: 2066-2075.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia kurogii (S.C.Lindstrom) S.C.Lindstrom

Type information
Holotype locality: Bridget Cove, City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1144). Holotype: S.C. Lindstrom; 15 April 1979; UBC A80293 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1144). Notes: Isotypes in MICH, SAP, UBC (A66039) (Sutherland et al. 2011). Holotype: UBC A80293 (Lindstrom 3933).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Pacific records of Porphyra purpurea generally refer to this species (Lindstrom & Cole, 1992).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & M├╝ller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.

Key references
Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Lindstrom, S.C. & Fredericq, S. (2003). rbcL gene sequences reveal relationships among north-east Pacific species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) and a new species, P. aestivalis. Phycological Research 51(3): 211-224.

Yoshida, T., Notoya, M., Kikuchi, N. & Miyata, M. (1997). Catalogue of species of Porphyra in the world, with special reference to the type locality and bibliography. Natural History Research (Chiba) 3: 5-18, 4 figs.

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