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Porphyra variegata (Kjellman) Kjellman 1900

Publication details
Porphyra variegata (Kjellman) Kjellman in 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 variegata De Toni

Diploderma variegatum Kjellman

Type information
Holotype locality: Beringön, temligen ymnig; något sällskaplig inom sublitoralregionen, fäst på sten; med sporocarpier. [Bering Island, Commander Islands, Russia, pretty abundant, somewhat gregarious in sublitoral zone, attached to the stone; with sporocarps.] (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1141). Holotype: F.R. Kjellman; 14-19 August 1879; UPS (Snow 1899: 1141).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variegated.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Porphyra tenuitasa E.Fukuhara 1968
Porphyra uedae E.Fukuhara 1968

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Porphyra variegata (Kjellman) Kjellman)
North America: Alaska (AK) (Lindstrom 1977, Scagel & al. 1989, Lindstrom & Fredericq 2003, Lindeberg & Lindstrom 2010), British Columbia (Scagel 1957, Scagel & al. 1989), California (CA) (Scagel & al. 1989), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997), Washington (WA) (Scagel 1957, Scagel & al. 1989).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987).

Asia: Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 1997), Japan (Okamura 1936, Segawa 1981, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Kurile Islands (Nagai 1941), Russia (Kozhenkova 2009), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1980, Kloczcova 1996, Selivanova 2002), South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Key references
Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

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.

Lindstrom, S.C. & Fredericq, S. (2003). rbcL gene sequences reveal relationships among north-east Pacific species of Porphyra (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) and a new species, P. aestivalis. Phycological Research 51(3): 211-224.

Müller, K.M., Cannone, J.J. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). A molecular phylogenetic analysis of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta) and description of a new genus and species, Pseudobangia kaycoleia. Phycologia 44: 146-155.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Tanaka, T. (1952). The systematic study of the Japanese Protoflorideae. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries, Kagoshima University 2(2): 1-92, 41 figs, 23 pls.

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Verified by: 26 October 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Kurogi, M. (1977). Observations on the type specimen of Porphyra variegata (Kjellman) Hus and its comparison with Japanese "P. variegata". Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Phycology 25 (Suppl.): 101-102.
Pueschel, C.M. (1985). Ultrastructure of germinating carpospores of Porphyra variegata (Kjellm.) Hus (Bangiales, Rhodophyta. Journal of Phycology 21: 146-154.
Shimizu, T. (1983). Taxonomic studies on Porphyra variegata (Kjellman) Hus and P. tenuitasa Fukuhara (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 31: 229-237.

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