Porphyra thulaea Munda & P.M.Pedersen 1978

Publication Details
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.

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Porphyra is Porphyra purpurea (Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pyropia thulaea (Munda & P.M.Pedersen) Neefus .

Type Information
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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 July 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 June 2024

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