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Predaea feldmannii Børgesen

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 feldmannii Børgesen
KwaZulu-Natal. Heroen Verbruggen.


Publication details
Predaea feldmannii Børgesen 1950: 7, 8, figs 1-3

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1950). A new species of the genus Predaea. Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 14(8): 1-8.

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.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
On rhodoliths at a depth of 18 m (Guimarães & Amado-Filho 2008). - (9 Apr 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St. Helena , Prosperous Bay (Børgesen 1950: 8). Type: Dr. Th. Mortensen; 22 february 1930; 50 m depth. C 458 (Børgesen 1950: 8).

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Guimaraes, S.M.P.B. & Amado-Filho, A. (2008). Deep-water gelatinous rhodophytes from southern Espírito Santo State, Brazil. Botanica Marina 51: 378-387.

Kraft, G.T. & John, D.M. (1976). The morphology and ecology of Nemastoma and Predaea species (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from Ghana. British Phycological Journal 11: 331-344.

Created: 19 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Gabriel, D., Schils, T., Neto, A.I., Paramio, L. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Predaea feldmannii subsp. azorica (Nemastomataceae, Nemastomatales), a new subspecies of red algae (Rhodophyta) from the Azores . Cryptogamie, Algologie 30(3): 251-270.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 April 2019.

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