Nemastoma confusum Kraft & D.M.John 1976

Publication Details
Nemastoma confusum Kraft & D.M.John 1976: 332, figs 1, 4, 5, 6-9

Published in: Kraft, G.T. & John, D.M. (1976). The morphology and ecology of Nemastoma and Predaea species (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from Ghana. British Phycological Journal 11: 331-344.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nemastoma is Nemastoma dichotomum J.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Platoma confusum (Kraft & D.M.John) Gabriel & Fredericq.

Type Information
Type locality: Vernon Bank, Ghana (5º 40' N, 0º 07'W); (Kraft & John 1976: 332) Holotype: John; 13 March 1975; 10 m below chart datum in an area of rocky ledges and gullies; GC; John no. 7260 (Kraft & John 1976: 332) Notes: Isotypes: MELU.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), confused.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 August 2012

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 August 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 08 June 2023

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