Pyropia californica J. 1899
Pyropia californica J.Agardh 1899: 149
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1899). Analecta algologica, Continuatio V. Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Andra Afdelningen, Kongl. Fysiografiska Sällskapets i Lund Handlingar 35(4): 1-160, 3 pls.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pyropia.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia nereocystis (C.L.Anderson) S.C.Lindstrom
Type locality: Santa Cruz, California, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1142). Type: LD 12740 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1142).
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).
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.
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Verified by: 14 January 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 April 2021.