Predaea aurora Kraft & G.W.Saunders 2002

Publication Details
Predaea aurora Kraft & G.W.Saunders 2002: 1248-1254, fig. 2, 3

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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Predaea is Predaea masonii (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) G.De Toni.

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

Type Information
Type locality: 500m north of Point Nepean, Port Philip Bay (38°18.5’ S. Lat.; 144°41.4’ E. Long.); (Saunders & Kraft 2002: 1249) Holotype: Saunders & Kraft; 5.iv.1995; 18-19 m deep; MELU; GEN-10586 (Saunders & Kraft 2002: 1248)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 07 March 2007

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 March 2007. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 23 September 2023

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