Tikvahiella candida & P.W.
Tikvahiella candida Kraft & P.W.Gabrielson 1983: 48, figs 1-27
Published in: Kraft, G.T. & Gabrielson, P.W. (1983). Tikvahiella candida gen. et sp. nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta), a new adelphoparasite from southern Australia. Phycologia 22: 47-57.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Tikvahiella.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), white.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Occurs on Solieria under moderate wave action, usually in shallow water but known to 21 m deep Womersley 1994: 333).
Type locality: Portsea Pier, Port Philip Bay, Victoria (38°20'S, 144°44'E) (Kraft & Gabrielson 1983: 48). Holotype: Kraft, Huisman & Wynne (cystocarpic); 25 March 1981; 4-5 m deep, on Solieria robusta which was on stones around the pilings of jetty. MELU K3399 (Kraft & Gabrielson 1983: 48, fig. 1).
Noble, J.M. & Kraft, G.T. (1983). Three new species of parasitic red algae (Rhodophyta) from Australia: Holmsella australis sp. nov., Meridiocolax bracteata sp. nov. and Trichidium pedicellatum gen. et sp. nov.. British Phycological Journal 18: 391-413, 42 figs.
Saunders, G.W., Chiovitti, A. & Kraft, G.T. (2004). Small-subunit rRNA gene sequences from representatives of selected families of the Gigartinales and Rhodymeniales (Rhodophyta). 3. Recognizing the Gigartinales sensu stricto. Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 43-74.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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Chiovitti, A., Bacic, A., Kraft, G.T., Craik, D.J. & Liao, M.-L. (1999). Pyruvated carrageenans from Solieria robusta and its adelphoparasite Tikvahiella candida. Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 16: 401-409.
Kraft, G.T. & Gabrielson, P.W. (1983). Tikvahiella candida gen. et sp. nov. (Solieriaceae, Rhodophyta), a new adelphoparasite from southern Australia. Phycologia 22: 47-57.
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