Neopyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J. L.Scott & Zuccarello) L.-E.Yang & J.Brodie 2020

Porphyra pulchella Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello

Porphyra pulchella Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & ZuccarelloFig. 1. Small 2 mm orbiculate blade formed at 14°C. Scale bar = 0.2 mm. Fig. 2. Lanceolate 20 mm blade with spermatangia and phyllosporangia in linear streaks at the apical end. Scale bar = 5 mm. Fig. 3. Basal attachment with multiple rhizoids. Scale baJohn West (

Publication Details
Neopyropia pulchella (Ackland, J.A.West, J. L.Scott & Zuccarello) 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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Porphyra pulchella Ackland, J.A.West, J.L.Scott & Zuccarello

Type Information
Type locality: Nelsons Lagoon (36°41'S, 149°59'E), Mimosa Rock National Park, New South Wales, Australia; (Ackland & al. 2006: 196) Holotype: 16 xii 1998; on pneumatophores of the mangrove Avicennia marina; NSW; 722255 (blades); conchocelis (722445) (Ackland & al. 2006) Notes: Holotype culture: CCAP 1379/3. Culture Collection of Algae and Protozoa, SAMS Research Services Ltd., Dunstaffnage Marine Laboratory, Dunbeg, Argyll, PA37 1QA, UK. Blade and conchocelis phases of isolate 3923 are included. Paratype: NSW 722446, Royal Botanic Gardens, Mrs. Macquaries Road, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia. Collection data: 6 iv 2004, in a band of Caloglossa vieillardii (Kützing) Setchell on wood pilings at Westgate Bridge, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria (37°49'S, 144°53'E). Collected by J.A.West (Sutherland et al. 2011)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 20 August 2021

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