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Microdictyon kraussii J.E.Gray

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Cladophorales
Family Anadyomenaceae
Genus Microdictyon

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Microdictyon kraussii J.E.Gray
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).

Microdictyon kraussii J.E.Gray
KwaZulu-Natal; detail of frond. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

Microdictyon kraussii J.E.Gray
KwaZulu-Natal. Frederic Leliaert. © Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be).

 

Microdictyon kraussii J.E.Gray KwaZulu-Natal; detail of frond
© Frederik Leliaert (Frederik.Leliaert@ugent.be)

Publication details
Microdictyon kraussii J.E.Gray 1866: 69

Published in: Gray, J.E. (1866). On Anadyomene and Microdictyon, with the description of three new allied genera, discovered by Menzies in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Botany, London 4: 41-51, 65-72, Plate 44.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Microdictyon is Microdictyon agardhianum Decaisne.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Natalpoint" [Durban], Natal, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 756).BM No. 273

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Key references
Leliaert, F. & Coppejans, E. (2004). Crystalline cell inclusions: a new diagnostic character in the Cladophorophyceae (Chlorophyta). Phycologia 43: 189-203.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2018.

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