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Minerva aenigmata W.A.Nelson

Publication details
Minerva aenigmata W.A.Nelson 2005: 141-142, figs 2, 4-10

Published in: Nelson, W.A., Farr, T.J. & Broom, J.E.S. (2005). Dione and Minerva, two new genera from New Zealand circumscribed for basal taxa in the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 44: 139-145.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Minerva.

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

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Puheke, Great Exhibition Bay, North Island, New Zealand (Nelson et al. 2005: 142). Holoytpe: Nelson & Farr; 8 May 2001; Growing on rock in the upper intertidal zone on exposed to moderately sheltered open coasts. WELT A25775 (Nelson et al. 2005: 142). Notes: Sequence data; The nSSU GenBank AY465355 (=BTS, Broom et al. 2004).

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Key references
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. [1]-328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.

Created: 25 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry

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