Minerva aenigmata W.A.Nelson
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Minerva.
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This is a marine species.
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).
Nelson, W.A. (2013). New Zealand seaweeds. An illustrated guide. pp. -328. Wellington: Te Papa Press.
Created: 25 July 2005 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 December 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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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 16 February 2019.