Platoma tenue M.Howe & W.R.Taylor 1931
Platoma tenue M.Howe & W.R.Taylor 1931: 32, fig. 15 b; pl. 2: fig. 1
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Predaea tenuis (M.Howe & W.R.Taylor) Bula-Meyer.
Type locality: "Dredged, Cabo Frio, Hassler Expedition 1043g and 1043g', apparently associated with Halymenia rosea and H. vinacea. Type, the larger specimen (1043g)."; (Howe & Taylor 1931: 33) Type: Hassler Expedition 1043b; 1872; dredged; FH; (Index Nominum Algarum) Notes: According to Guimarães & Amado-Filho (2008: 386), the holotype is in NY and it was collected in January 1872.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 19 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 December 2023