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Porphyra irregularis E.Fukuhara 1968

Publication details
Porphyra irregularis E.Fukuhara 1968: 52 (key), 68, 88, pl. 4, fig. 2

Published in: Fukuhara, E. (1968). Studies on the taxonomy and ecology of Porphyra of Hokkaido and its adjacent waters. Bulletin of the Hokkaido Regional Fisheries Research Laboratory 34: 40-99.

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Hiroo, Hokkaido, Japan Type: Sept. 4. 1956;

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregular (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Kim, H.-S. & Kim, S.-M. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 1. Rhodophyta: Stylonematophyceae, Compsopogonophyceae, Bangiophyceae. Primitive red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-138, figs 1-101. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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.

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