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Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne 1845

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Wrangeliaceae
Genus Haloplegma


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Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne
James Price Point, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne
Cottesloe, Western Australia; scale 250 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne
Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne

Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne
Rottnest Island, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Achnanthes punctata Round

Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne James Price Point, Western Australia
© J.M. Huisman

Publication details
Haloplegma preissii (Harvey) Montagne 1845: 149, footnote

Published in: Montagne, C. (1845). Plantes cellulaires. In: Voyage au Pôle Sud et dans l'Océanie sur les corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zelée...pendant les années 1837-1838-1839-1840, sous le commandement de M.J. Dumont-d'Urville. Botanique. (Hombron, J.B. & Jacquinot, H. Eds) Vol. 1, pp. i-xiv, 1-349. Paris: Gide et Cie, Éditeurs.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Haloplegma is Haloplegma duperreyi Montagne.

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

Rhodoplexia preissii Harvey

Type information
Type locality: In the Sea. Swan River colony, New Holland" [Perth, Western Australia] (Hooker 1844: pl. DCXIII). Lectotype: Mr. Preiss; TCD 0016578, (Huisman 2018: 608). Notes: Huisman (2018: 608) notes: Three Preiss specimens are in TCD, but 0016578 is clearly the plant illustrated in the protologue (pl. DCXIII, fig. 1) and the obvious lectotype. The others are TCD 0016576 and 0016583 and can be regarded as isolectotypes."

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodoplexia preissii Harvey 1844

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Haloplegma preissii var. flabelliforme Harvey 1859
Haloplegma cornudamae Kützing 1862
Haloplegma preissii var. cornudamae (Kützing) Sonder 1880

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.

Weber-van Bosse, A. (1913). Marine algae. Rhodophyceae, of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A.. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 8: 105-142, 1 fig, pls 12-14.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. [1]-535, 235 figs, 4 col. figs in 2 pls. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.

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