Neopyropia leucosticta (Thuret) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie 2020

Pyropia leucosticta (Thuret) Neefus & J.Brodie

Current name: Pyropia leucosticta (Thuret) Neefus & J.Brodie
Black Head, Co. Clare, Ireland; translucent fronds on mussels - 28 April 2006. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Neopyropia leucosticta (Thuret) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie 2020: Table 2 [7] 868

Published in: 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.

Publication date: "version of record on-line 12 May 2020"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Neopyropia is Neopyropia yezoensis (Ueda) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia leucosticta (Thuret) Neefus & J.Brodie.

Porphyra leucosticta Thuret

Type Information
Type locality: Rochers des Flamandes, Cherbourg, France; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 120) Type: Thuret; 28 February 1857; PC; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 120) Notes: Isotypes in CHE (Brodie & Irvine, 2003: 120).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 15 November 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 November 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 July 2024

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