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Wetherbeella australica (Womersley & Kraft) Saunders & Kraft 2002

Publication details
Wetherbeella australica (Womersley & Kraft) Saunders & Kraft 2002: 1258-1259

Published in: Saunders, G.W. & Kraft, G.T. (2002). Two new Australian species of Predaea (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) with taxonomic recommendations for an emended Nemastomatales and expanded Halymeniales. Journal of Phycology 38: 1245-1260.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Wetherbeella.

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

Basionym
Platoma australicum Womersley & Kraft

Type information
Type locality: Encounter Bay, South Australia (Womersley & Kraft 1994: 285). Type: Womersley; 1 February 1976; AD A46962 (Womersley & Kraft 1994: 285). Notes: Womersley & Kraft (1994: 285) note that the type material was found in drift.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Pertaining to Australia.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Platoma australicum Womersley & Kraft 1994

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 December 2020.

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