Porphyropsis coccinea (Areschoug) Rosenvinge 1909

Porphyropsis coccinea (Areschoug) Rosenvinge

Current name: Porphyropsis coccinea (Areschoug) Rosenvinge
subtidal (20 m), Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2010Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Porphyropsis coccinea (Areschoug) Rosenvinge 1909: 69

Published in: Rosenvinge, L.K. (1909). The marine algae of Denmark. Contributions to their natural history. Part I. Introduction. Rhodophyceae I. (Bangiales and Nemalionales). Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, 7. Række, Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk Afdeling 7: 1-151, 73 figs, 2 pls, 2 folded charts.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Porphyropsis.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Porphyra coccinea J.Agardh ex Areschoug

Type Information
Type locality: "ad Brandskären Bahusiae mediae et extra Norra Koster in Grisbådnarna", Sweden; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 75) Syntype: July-August; S; herb. Areschoug (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 75)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Delicate, monstromatic, rose-red frond, at first a hollow vesicle, later flattened and leafy, to 40 mm long, attached by basal disc.

Epiphytic on Desmerestia aculeata and other subtidal algae (to 25 m).

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 July 2022

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 July 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 June 2024

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