Pyropia torta (V.Krishnamurthy) S.C.
Pyropia torta (V.Krishnamurthy) S.C.Lindstrom in Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145
Published in: 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.
Publication date: 2011
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Porphyra torta V.Krishnamurthy
Holotype locality: point near False Bay, San Juan Island, Washington, USA (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Holotype: V. Krishnamurthy; 26 May 1968; WTU 255135 (Sutherland et al. 2011: 1145). Notes: Krishnamurthy 11-00161.
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1973).
Porphyra torta V.Krishnamurthy 1972
This is a marine species.
Created: 18 January 2012 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 28 May 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Conitz, J.M., Fagen, R. & Stekoll, M.S. (2013). Effects of density and substrate type on recruitment and growth of Pyropia torta (Rhodophyta) gametophytes. Botanica Marina 56(5/6): 525-533.
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