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Porphyra hiberna S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole 1992

Publication details
Porphyra hiberna S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole 1992: 435, figs 11, 17-23

Published in: Lindstrom, S.C. & Cole, K.M. (1992). The Porphyra lanceolata - P. pseudolanceolata (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) complex unmasked: recognition of new species based on isoenzymes, morphology, chromosomes and distributions. Phycologia 31(5): 431-448.
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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 Pyropia hiberna (S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole) S.C.Lindstrom

Origin of species name
(Latin), pertaining to winter.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
On high intertidal rocks (Lindstrom & Cole 1992). - (16 Jan 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: foot of 15th Street, Pacific Grove, Monterey Peninsula, California, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1143). Holotype: S.C. Lindstrom; 29 December 1990; UBC A80269 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1143). Notes: Isotypes: GMS, MICH, UC, US, WTU.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra hiberna S.C.Lindstrom & K.M.Cole)
North America: Alaska (AK) (Lin & Stekoll 2011), California (CA) (Lindstrom & Cole 1992).

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.

Key references
Lindeberg, M.R. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2010). Field guide to the seaweeds of Alaska. pp. [i-]iii-iv, 1-188, numerous col. photographs. Fairbanks: Alaska Sea Grant College Program.

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