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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus, 1900 
AphiaID: 144425

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlantae (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRhodophyta (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEurhodophytina (Subdivision) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBangiophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBangiophycidae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBangiales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBangiaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorphyra (Genus)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorWildemania amplissima (Kjellman) Foslie, 1891
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorphyra C.Agardh, 1824
Sources  basis of record Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38 (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorphyra amplissima f. crassa S.Kawabata, 1936
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorphyra amplissima f. elliptica Nagai, 1941
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPorphyra amplissima f. lanceolata Nagai, 1941
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEuropean waters (ERMS scope) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorIrish Exclusive economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (18 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:76945 [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet photosynthetic [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDimensions 3-7 m long blades [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine to Northumberland Strait, Gulf of St. Lawrence to Strait of Belle Isle [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat low littoral to upper littoral at protected sites, on kelp stipes and stone in less protected sites [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMorphology Red colour results from the dominance of the pigments phycoerythrin and phycocyanin; this masks the other pigments, chlorophyll a (no chlorophyll b), beta-caratene and a number of unique xanthophylls. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction vegetative reproduction is rare; asexual reproduction is effected by the formation of various kinds of spores; Sexual reproduction is unique in this group due to their passive, non flagellated sperm cells (spermatia) [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:144425
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Date   action   by
2004-12-21 15:54:05Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2010-12-13 10:09:16Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2012-10-23 09:10:43Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Porphyra amplissima (Kjellman) Setchell & Hus, 1900. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=144425 on 2014-09-18
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