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Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie

Publication details
Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie 1891: 49

Published in: Foslie, M. (1891). Contribution to the knowledge of the marine algae of Norway. II. Species from different tracts. Tromsø Museums Aarshefter 14: 36-58, 3 pls.

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

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

Diploderma amplissimum Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Maasö, Norway (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362). Lectotype: F.R. Kjellman; July-August 1876; UPS (Lindstrom & Cole 1992: 1362).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), handsome (Lewis & Short 1890).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Diploderma amplissimum Kjellman 1883
Porphyra miniata var. amplissima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge 1893
Porphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus 1900

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Diploderma amplissimum f. planiusculum Foslie 1890
Porphyra cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy 1972
Porphyra miniata f. cuneiformis Setchell & Hus 1990
Wildemania cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) S.C.Lindstrom 2011

General environment
This is a marine species.

Common names

(as Porphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus)
English: Northern Pink Laver (Bunker et al. 2010).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Wildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie)
Arctic: Barents Sea (Malavenda 2018), Norway (Sutherland et al. 2011), White Sea (Garbary & Tarakhovskaya 2013, Mikhaylova 2017).

Europe: Britain (Brodie et al. 2016, Bunker et al. 2017), Ireland (Guiry 2012, Bunker et al. 2017).

Atlantic Islands: Faroe Islands (Mols-Mortensen et al. 2012 ), Iceland (Mols-Mortensen et al. 2012), W. Greenland (Mols-Mortensen et al. 2014).

North America: Aleutian Islands (Lindstrom et al. 2015), British Columbia (Kucera & Saunders 2012), Labrador (Kucera & Saunders 2012), New Brunswick (Kucera & Saunders 2012), Newfoundland (Kucera & Saunders 2012, Kucera & Saunders 2012), Nova Scotia (Kucera & Saunders 2012), Québec (Kucera & Saunders 2012).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

(as Porphyra miniata var. amplissima (Kjellman) Rosenvinge)
Arctic: Canada (Arctic) (Taylor 1957).

Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Ireland (Newton 1931).

North America: Maine (ME) (Taylor 1957).

(as Porphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus)
Arctic: Arctic Russia (Vinogradova 2007), Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen et al. 1999, Fredriksen & Kile 2012).

Europe: Baltic Sea (Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Britain (Hardy & Guiry 2003, Hardy & Guiry 2003), Faroe Islands (Nielsen & Gunnarsson 2001), Norway (Jaasund 1965), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Saunders 1901), British Columbia (Scagel 1957), Maine (ME) (Hehre & Mathieson 1993, Mathieson et al. 2001, Klein et al. 2003), Massachusetts (MA) (Hehre & Mathieson 1993), New Brunswick (Bates et al. 2005), New Hampshire (HN) (Hehre & Mathieson 1993), Washington (WA) (Scagel 1957).

Asia: Japan (Okamura 1936, Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998), Kurile Islands (Nagai 1941).

(as Porphyra cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) V.Krishnamurthy)
North America: Alaska (AK) (Lindstrom & Fredericq 2003, Lindeberg & Lindstrom 2010), British Columbia (Stiller & Waaland 1993), California (CA) (Stiller & Waaland 1993), Oregon (OR) (Hansen 1997), Washington (WA) (Stiller & Waaland 1993).

(as Porphyra miniata f. cuneiformis Setchell & Hus)
North America: Alaska (AK) (Saunders 1901), Washington (WA) (Sutherland et al. 2011).

(as Wildemania cuneiformis (Setchell & Hus) S.C.Lindstrom)
North America: Washington (WA) (Sutherland et al. 2011).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Mols-Mortensen, A., Neefus, C.D., Pedersen, P.M. & Brodie, J. (2014). Diversity and distribution of foliose Bangiales (Rhodophyta) in West Greenland: a link between the North Atlantic and North Pacific. European Journal of Phycology 49(1): 1-10.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 1 Rødalger (Rhodophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 7: [1]-398, col. figs and distributional maps.

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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