Porphyra thulaea & P.M. 1978
Porphyra thulaea Munda & P.M.Pedersen 1978: 286, figs 1-9
Published in: Munda, I.M. & Pedersen, P.M. (1978). Porphyra thulaea sp. nov. (Rhodophyceae, Bangiales) from east Iceland and west Greenland. Botanica Marina 21: 283-288.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia thulaea (Munda & P.M.Pedersen) Neefus
Type locality: Godthåb, West Greenland (Athanasiadis 1996: 15). Type: T. Christensen; Aug. 24. 1958; Christensen no. 8463
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of Thule, an island in the extreme north of Europe, said by some to be Iceland (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
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.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 27 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Munda, I.M. & Pedersen, P.M. (1978). Porphyra thulaea sp. nov. (Rhodophyceae, Bangiales) from east Iceland and west Greenland. Botanica Marina 21: 283-288.
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