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Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Phaeophyceae
Subclass Dictyotophycidae
Order Dictyotales
Family Dictyotaceae
Tribe Zonarieae
Genus Padina

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Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder
Heron Island, Queensland. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder
South Island, Lizard Island, Great Barrrier Reef 22m Reef slope: substrate carbonate sand. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder
South Island, Lizard Island, Great Barrrier Reef 22m Reef slope: substrate carbonate sand. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder
South Island, Lizard Island, Great Barrrier Reef 22m Reef slope: substrate carbonate sand. 20 Jan 2012. Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com). © Russell Kelley (www.byoguides.com).

Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder
Hawaii; bright gold, uncalcified outer surface; scale 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder
Hawaii; inner surface showing calcification and bands of sporangia emergent through the calcification;scale 1 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder Hawaii; scale is 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Padina melemele I.A.Abbott & Magruder in I.A. Abbott 1996: 143, figs 1-3

Published in: Abbott, I.A. (1996). New species and notes on marine algae from Hawai'i. Pacific Science 50: 141-156.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Padina is Padina pavonica (Linnaeus) Thivy.

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: Ilio Point, Moloka’i Island, Hawaiian Islands (Abbott 1996: 143).

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2004). Marine green and brown algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. i-xi, 1-259, 6 maps, 3 pls, 95 figs, 1 photograph. Honolulu: Bishop Museum Press.

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. (2009). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 2. Brown algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-364, 107 figs. Erratum of fig. 73 from vol. 1. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study and CSIRO Publishing.

Ni-Ni-Win, Hanyuda, T., Arai, S., Uchimura, M., Prathep, A., Draisma, S.G.A., Phang, S.M., Abbott, I.A., Millar, A.J.K. & Kawai, H. (2011). A taxonomic study of the genus Padina (Dictyotales, Phaeophyceae) including the description of four new species from Japan, Hawaii, and the Andaman Sea. Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1193-1209.

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