Porphyrostromium obscurum ( )
Porphyrostromium obscurum (Berthold) Kornmann 1987: 135
Published in: Kornmann, P. (1987). Der Lebenszyklus von Porphyrostromium obscurum (Bangiophyceae, Rhodophyta). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 41: 127-137.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyrostromium ciliare (Carmichael) M.J.Wynne
Erythrotrichia obscura Berthold
Type locality: Golfo di Napoli, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 90).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 01 April 2000 by Robert Wilkes
Verified by: 19 December 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Kornmann, P. (1987). Der Lebenszyklus von Porphyrostromium obscurum (Bangiophyceae, Rhodophyta). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 41: 127-137.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2019.