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Cresia C.Lozada-Troche, D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruíz, 2010

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Rhodymeniales
Family Rhodymeniaceae

Holotype species: Cresia opalescens C.Lozada-Troche, D.L.Ballantine & H.Ruíz

Original publication and holotype designation: Lozada-Troche, C., Ballantine, D.L. & Carmona, J. (2010). Cresia opalescens gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodymeniaceae, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(3): 293-303.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present, which has been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..

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Created: 23 September 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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