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Porphyrostromium obscurum (Berthold) Kornmann

Publication details
Porphyrostromium obscurum (Berthold) Kornmann 1987: 135

Published in: Kornmann, P. (1987). Der Lebenszyklus von Porphyrostromium obscurum (Bangiophyceae, Rhodophyta). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 41: 127-137.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Porphyrostromium is Porphyrostromium boryi Trevisan.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Porphyrostromium ciliare (Carmichael) M.J.Wynne

Basionym
Erythrotrichia obscura Berthold

Type information
Type locality: Golfo di Napoli, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 90).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Erythrocladia grisea P.J.L.Dangeard 1968
Erythrotrichia pseudopulvinata P.J.L.Dangeard 1968
Erythrotrichia nigrescens P.J.L.Dangeard 1969

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

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

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References
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Kornmann, P. (1987). Der Lebenszyklus von Porphyrostromium obscurum (Bangiophyceae, Rhodophyta). Helgoländer Meeresuntersuchungen 41: 127-137.

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