Halopeltis gracilis G.W.Saunders 2010

Publication Details
Halopeltis gracilis G.W.Saunders 2010: 663, figs 59, 60

Published in: Saunders, G.W. & McDonald, B. (2010). DNA barcoding reveals multiple overlooked Australian species of the red algal order Rhodymeniales (Florideophyceae), with resurrection of Halopeltis J. Agardh and description of Pseudohalopeltis gen. nov. Botany 88: 639-667, 73 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Halopeltis is Acropeltis australis J.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Holotype locality: Balls Pyramid (–31.80798°, 158.98528°), Lord Howe Island, NSW, Australia; (Saunders & McDonald 2010: 663) Holotype: G.W. Saunders; 1 February 2004; -22 m on rock wall; UNB; GWS002049 (Saunders & McDonald 2010: 663) Notes: HOLOTYPE BARCODE: HM033033.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Description
Procumbent thalli with narrow, 1.5–3.0 mm, loosely dichotomous branches; proliferous branches common, initials imparting a papillate appearance to some individuals.

Created: 26 March 2011 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 March 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 March 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 June 2024

 
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