Porphyra smithii & I.A. 1968
Porphyra smithii Hollenberg & I.A.Abbott 1968: 1241, fig. 7
Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1968). New species of marine algae from California. Canadian Journal of Botany 46: 1235-1251, 14 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia pulchra (Hollenberg) S.C.Lindstrom & Hughey
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Mission Point, Monterey County, California, U.S.A (Lindstrom & Hughey 2016: 282). Holotype: July 27, 1965; on Gigartina agardhii [now Mastocarpus]. US 077804 (Lindstrom & Hughey 2016: 282). Notes: Index Nominum Algarum notes type locality also Santa Cruz Co., Humboldt Co., and Washington. Holotype: US 077804, collected by G.J.Hollenberg (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145).
Source of current name
Lindstrom, S.C. & Hughey, J.R. (2016). Pyropia smithii is Pyropia pulchra comb. nov. Madroño 63(3): 281-282, 1 fig.
Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.
Created: 14 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 August 2020.