Predaea huismanii Kraft Tanzania
Predaea huismanii Kraft 1984: 7, figs 15-24
Published in: Kraft, G.T. (1984). The red algal genus Predaea (Nemastomataceae, Gigartinales) in Australia. Phycologia 23: 3-20, 43 figs.
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.
Named for John M. Huisman, Australian phycologist.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Rottnest Island, Western Australia (31°58'S; 115°31'E) (Kraft 1984: 7). Holotype: Huisman; 5 December 1980; 12 m. MELU K7163 (Kraft 1984: 7). Notes: Type shown in figs 15, 16.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Predaea huismanii Kraft)
Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).
Africa: Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
Womersley, H.B.S. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Family Nemastomataceae Schmitz 1892:2, nom. cons.. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 270-285. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.
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