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Dotyophycus abbottiae Kraft 1988

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Liagoraceae
Genus Dotyophycus

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Dotyophycus abbottiae Kraft
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Dotyophycus abbottiae Kraft
Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Dotyophycus abbottiae Kraft Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia.
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Dotyophycus abbottiae Kraft 1988: 132, figs 1-17

Published in: Kraft, G.T. (1988). Dotyophycus abbottiae (Nemaliales), a new red algal species from Western Australia. Phycologia 27(1): 131-141, 22 figs, 1 table.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dotyophycus is Dotyophycus pacificus I.A.Abbott.

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

Eponomy
Named for Isabella Aiona Abbott, Hawaiian phycologist.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Holotype locality: Point Clune, Rottnest Island, Western Australia (32º00'S; 115º30'E) (Kraft 1988: 132). Holotype: G, Kraft, R. Ricker & P. Gabrielson; 5 December 1980; at 13 m depth, anchored to a limestone platform overlain by a shallow layer of coarse shell debris and sand. MELU A35160 ( = K7228) (Kraft 1988: 132, figs 1, 2). Notes: Isotype: MELU A35159.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2006). Liagoraceae. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 29-30. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

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Kraft, G.T. (1988). Dotyophycus abbottiae (Nemaliales), a new red algal species from Western Australia. Phycologia 27(1): 131-141, 22 figs, 1 table.

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