Porphyra occidentalis Setchell & Hus 1900

Publication Details
Porphyra occidentalis Setchell & Hus 1900: 69

Published in: Hus, H.T.A. (1900). Preliminary notes on west-coast Porphyras. Zoe 5: 61-70.

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 Wildemania occidentalis (Setchell & Hus)S.C.Lindstrom.

Type Information
Holotype locality: Carmel Bay, Monterey County, California, USA; (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141) Holotype: Mrs J.M. Weeks; 23 April 1897; UC; 95678 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), western.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 15 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 11 January 2012

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 January 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 June 2023

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