Predaea weldii & I.A.
Predaea weldii Kraft & I.A.Abbott scale is 5 mm
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Predaea weldii Kraft & I.A.Abbott 1971: 194, figs 1-15
Published in: Kraft, G.T. & Abbott, I.A. (1971). Predaea weldii, a new species of Rhodophyta from Hawaii, with an evaluation of the genus. Journal of Phycology 7: 194-202.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Predaea is Predaea masonii (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) De Toni fil..
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
John et al. (2004) cite Predaea pusilla (Berthold) Feldmann as a synonym of this species.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Island, Hawaii (Kraft 1984: 15). Holotype: BISH K1280E (Kraft 1984: 15).
Ballantine, D.L. & Aponte, N.E. (1997). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico. VI. Additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 40: 39-44, 9 figs.
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
Kraft, G.T. (1984). The red algal genus Predaea (Nemastomataceae, Gigartinales) in Australia. Phycologia 23: 3-20, 43 figs.
N'Yeurt, A.D.R. & Payri, C.E. (2010). Marine algal flora of French Polynesia III. Rhodophyta, with additions to the Phaeophyceae and Chlorophyta. Cryptogamie Algologie 31: 3-205.
Schils, T. & Coppejans, E. (2002). Gelatinous red algae of the Arabian Sea, including Platoma heteromorphum sp. nov. (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 41: 254-267.
Skelton, P.A. & South, G.R. (2007). The benthic marine algae of the Samoan Archipelago, South Pacific, with emphasis on the Apia District. Nova Hedwigia Beihefte 132: 1-350.
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Kraft, G.T. & Abbott, I.A. (1971). Predaea weldii, a new species of Rhodophyta from Hawaii, with an evaluation of the genus. Journal of Phycology 7: 194-202.
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