Porphyra kanakaensis T.F. 1973
Porphyra kanakaensis T.F.Mumford 1973: 239, figs 1-8
Published in: Mumford, T.F., Jr (1973). A new species of Porphyra from the west coast of North America. Syesis 6: 239-242, 8 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia kanakaensis (Mumford) S.C.Lindstrom
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Golden Gate, San Francisco, California to Cape Scott, Vancouver Island, British Columbia (Mumford 1973). - (9 Oct 2020) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Kanaka Bay, San Juan I., Washington, USA (Mumford 1973: 239). Type: Mumford; 2.8.1970; WTU 255136 (TFM 161) (Mumford 1973: 239).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra kanakaensis T.F.Mumford)
North America: British Columbia (Mumford 1973, Scagel & al. 1989), California (Mumford 1973, Silva 1979, Scagel & al. 1989), Washington (Mumford 1973, Scagel & al. 1989, Lindstrom & Fredericq 2003).
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. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.
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.
Created: 31 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 October 2020 by M.D. Guiry
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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 27 January 2021.