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Valonia nutrix (Kraft & A.J.K.Millar) Kraft

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Valoniaceae
Genus Valonia


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Valonia nutrix (Kraft & A.J.K.Millar) Kraft
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 21 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Valonia nutrix (Kraft & A.J.K.Millar) Kraft
Lord Howe Island, Australia. 21 Nov 2010. M.D. Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).


Plocamium oviforme Okamura

Valonia nutrix (Kraft & A.J.K.Millar) Kraft Lord Howe Island, Australia
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Valonia nutrix (Kraft & A.J.K.Millar) Kraft 2007: 122, 321

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Valonia is Valonia aegagropila C.Agardh.

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

Ventricaria nutrix Kraft & A.J.K.Millar

Type information
Type locality: Signal Point, Lord Howe Island, Australia (Kraft 2000: 580). Holotype: G.T. Kraft & C. O'Brien; 13 May 1977; from the back walls of shore-facing undercuts of calcarenite stacks at Far Rocks, 1-1.5 m depth. MELU A38836 (fig 28A) (Kraft 2000: 580). Notes: Kraft (2007: 122) cites MELU LHI-9770 as the Holotype.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Ventricaria nutrix Kraft & A.J.K.Millar 2000

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 30 August 2007 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 August 2009 by M.D. Guiry

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 May 2019.

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