Predaea tumescens Kraft & G.W.Saunders 2002

Publication Details
Predaea tumescens Kraft & G.W.Saunders 2002: 1249-1254, fig. 4, 5

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: 13.5m deep on the west side of the Upolu Cay, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland (16Ý 43’ S. Lat.; 145Ý 56’ E. Long.); (Saunders & Kraft 2002: 1253) Holotype: Kraft; 18.i.1994; MELU; GBR-16, 287 (Saunders & Kraft 2002: 1253)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 11 August 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 23 September 2004

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 September 2004. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 26 September 2022

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