Predaea tenuis (M.Howe & W.R.Taylor) Bula-Meyer 1992

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Predaea tenuis (M.Howe & W.R.Taylor) Bula-Meyer 1992: 64

Published in: Gabriel, D., Parente, I., Neto, A.I., Raposo, M., Schils, T. & Fredericq, S. (2010). Phylogenetic appraisal of the genus Platoma (Nemastomatales, Rhodophyta), including life history and morphological observations on P. cyclocolpum from the Azores. Phycologia 49(1): 2-21.

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Publication date: 2010

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.

Platoma tenue M.Howe & W.R.Taylor

Type Information
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 GuimarĂ£es & 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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 March 2016

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