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Neoporphyra meridionalis (M.M.Reddy, R.J.Anderson & J.J.Bolton) M.M.Reddy 2020

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Neoporphyra

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Neoporphyra meridionalis (M.M.Reddy, R.J.Anderson & J.J.Bolton) M.M.Reddy
Subtidal, Doringbaai, West coast, South Africa; Collected subtidally, growing epiphytically on the stipe of Ecklonia maxima.. 31 Mar 2018. M.M. Reddy. © M.M. Reddy.

Neoporphyra meridionalis (M.M.Reddy, R.J.Anderson & J.J.Bolton) M.M.Reddy
Subtidal, Doringbaai, West coast, South Africa; Collected subtidally, growing attached to the shell of the kelp stipe limpet, Cymbula compressa which itself is attached to Ecklonia maxima. 31 Mar 2017. Dave Dyer. © Dave Dyer.

 

Nitzschia pseudofonticola Hustedt

Neoporphyra meridionalis (M.M.Reddy, R.J.Anderson & J.J.Bolton) M.M.Reddy Subtidal, Doringbaai, West coast, South Africa; Collected subtidally, growing epiphytically on the stipe of Ecklonia maxima.
© M.M. Reddy

Publication details
Neoporphyra meridionalis (M.M.Reddy, R.J.Anderson & J.J.Bolton) M.M.Reddy 2020: 2

Published in: Reddy, M.M. (2020). Transfer of Pyropia meridionalis to Neoporphyra (Bangiaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 142: 1-3, no figs.

Publication date: "31 May 2020"

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neoporphyra is Neoporphyra haitanensis (T.J.Chang & B.F.Zheng) J.Brodie & L.-E.Yang.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Pyropia meridionalis M.M.Reddy, R.J.Anderson & J.J.Bolton

Type information
Type locality: "South Africa, Western Cape, Soetwater" (: 27). Holotype: R.A.Anderson 201158/60; 24 Feb 2015; growing epizoically on Cymbula compressa collected as drift on the Cape Peninsula. BOL (: 27). Notes: Isotype also at BOL.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found towards the South.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Pyropia meridionalis M.M.Reddy, R.J.Anderson & J.J.Bolton 2020

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Pyropia meridionalis M.M.Reddy, R.J.Anderson & J.J.Bolton)
Africa: Namibia (Reddy & al. 2020 ), South Africa (Reddy & al. 2020 ).

Created: 31 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 May 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Reddy, M.M. (2020). Transfer of Pyropia meridionalis to Neoporphyra (Bangiaceae, Rhodophyta). Notulae Algarum 142: 1-3, no figs.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 September 2021.

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