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Predaea huismanii Kraft

Classification:
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 huismanii Kraft
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se). From: Oliveira, E., Österlund, K. & Mtolera, M.S.P. (2005). Marine Plants of Tanzania. A field guide to the seaweeds and seagrasses. pp. 267, Numerous coloured illustrations and line drawings. Stockholm: Botany Department, Stockholm University.

 

Publication details
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.

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.

Eponomy
Named for John M. Huisman, Australian phycologist.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
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).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Lawson et al. 1995, Haroun et al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Africa: Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Oliveira, Österlund & Mtolera 2005).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley & Kraft 1994), Western Australia (Kraft 1984, Huisman & Walker 1990, Womersley & Kraft 1994).

Pacific Islands: Fiji (South & Skelton 2003, Littler & Littler 2003).

Key references
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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