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Predaea weldii Kraft & I.A.Abbott

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Nemastomatales
Family Nemastomataceae
Genus Predaea

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Predaea weldii Kraft & I.A.Abbott
scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Predaea weldii Kraft & I.A.Abbott
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Conferva albida Hudson

Predaea weldii Kraft & I.A.Abbott Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
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.

Type species
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.

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

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Predaea pusilla (Berthold) Feldmann as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Kaneohe Bay, Oahu Island, Hawaii (Kraft 1984: 15). Holotype: BISH K1280E (Kraft 1984: 15).

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Key references
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., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-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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Verified by: 11 August 2011 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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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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