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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.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), unaccustomed.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Molecular data from specimens identified by Kornmann indicated that this material is referable to Porphyra umbilicalis (Brodie & Irvine, 2003: 132).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra insolita Kornmann & Sahling)
Europe: Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Helgoland (Kornmann & Sahling 1991, Guiry 1997, Bartsch & Kuhlenkamp 2000).

Source of current name
Brodie, J. & Irvine, L.M. (2003). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3B. Bangiophycidae. pp. i-xiii, 1-167, map. Andover: Intercept.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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: 10 April 1999 by M.D. Guiry

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