Porphyra insolita Kornmann & Sahling 1991

Publication Details
Porphyra insolita Kornmann & Sahling 1991: 20, figs 5-10

Published in: Kornmann, P. & Sahling, P.-H. (1991). The Porphyra species of Helgoland (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 45: 1-38.

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyra umbilicalis K├╝tzing.

Type Information
Type locality: Helgoland; (Athanasiadis 1996: 15) Type: P.-H. Sahling; 3 April 1988; BAH; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 132) Notes: Brodie & Ivrine (2003: 132) note that the type material cannot be found.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), unaccustomed.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 10 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 January 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

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