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Platoma ardreanum Kraft & I.A.Abbott 1997

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Nemastomatales
Family Schizymeniaceae
Genus Platoma

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Platoma ardreanum Kraft & I.A.Abbott
Hawaii; scale 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Streblonema turmale Børgesen

Platoma ardreanum Kraft & I.A.Abbott Hawaii; scale 5 mm
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Platoma ardreanum Kraft & I.A.Abbott 1997: 100, figs 1-16

Published in: Kraft, G.T. & Abbott, I.A. (1997). Platoma ardreanum (Schizymeniaceae, Gigartinales) and Halymenia chiangiana (Halymeniaceae, Halymeniales), two new species of proliferous, foliose red algae from the Hawaiian Islands. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 97-116.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platoma is Platoma cyclocolpum (Montagne) F.Schmitz.

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

Type information
Type locality: Ewa Beach,Oahu I., Hawaiian Islands (Kraft & Abbott 1997). Holotype (cystocarpic) : G. and C. Kraft and K. Schlech; 28 January 1978; drift. MELU A24,197 (Kraft & Abbott 1997: 101). Notes: Isotypes and paratypes in BISH and MELU.

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

Habitat notes
Most specimens from drift, although in situ Maui collection from a basaltic reef platform overlain by encrusting Corallinaceae at 1.5-2 m depths (Kraft & Abbott, 1997). - (31 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Abbott, I.A. (1999). Marine red algae of the Hawaiian Islands. pp. xv + 477pp, 133 figs. Honolulu, Hawaii: Bishop Museum Press.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Created: 09 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 July 2015 by G.M. Guiry

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References
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Kraft, G.T. & Abbott, I.A. (1997). Platoma ardreanum (Schizymeniaceae, Gigartinales) and Halymenia chiangiana (Halymeniaceae, Halymeniales), two new species of proliferous, foliose red algae from the Hawaiian Islands. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 97-116.

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