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Porphyra maculosa E.Conway 1976

Publication details
Porphyra maculosa E.Conway 1976: 317, fig. 1

Published in: Conway, E. (1975). Porphyra maculosa sp. nov. in British Columbia. Syesis 8: 317-320.

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

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

Type information
Type locality: Lion’s Bay, Howe Sound, near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Type: J.N.C. Whyte; Nov. 9. 1973; UBC 49928

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spotted.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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Conway, E. (1975). Porphyra maculosa sp. nov. in British Columbia. Syesis 8: 317-320.
Hymes, B.J. & Cole, K.M. (1983). Aplanospore production in Porphyra maculosa (Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 31: 225-228.

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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 17 May 2021.

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