Ululania stellata K.E.Apt & K.E.Schlech 1998

Publication Details
Ululania stellata K.E.Apt & K.E.Schlech 1998: 158, figs 1-13

Published in: Apt, K.E. & Schlech, K.E. (1998). Ululania stellata gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodomelaceae), a new genus and species of parasitic red algae from Hawaii. Phycologia 37: 157-161, 13 figs.

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Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ululania.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Kapoho Point, north side of Kawainui Canal, Kailua Bay, Oahu I., Hawaii; (Apt & Schlech 1998: 159) Holotype: K.E. Apt APT 1438; 10 May 1982; on Acanthophora spicifera, low intertidal, rocky bench; BISH; liquid- preserved specimen (Apt & Schlech 1998: 159)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), stellate, with narrow divisions radiating from the center like the rays of a star (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 14 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 August 2010

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 August 2010. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 August 2022

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