Platoma confusum (Kraft & D.M.John) Gabriel & Fredericq 2011

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Platoma confusum (Kraft & D.M.John) Gabriel & Fredericq 2011: 119

Published in: Gabriel, D., Schils, T., Parente, M.I., Draisma, S.G.A., Neto, A.I. & Fredericq, S. (2011). Taxonomic studies in the Schizymeniaceae (Nemastomatales, Rhodophyta): on the identity of Schizymenia sp. in the Azores and the generic placement of Nemastoma confusum. Phycologia 50(2): 109-121.

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Publication date: 2011

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Platoma is Platoma cyclocolpum (Montagne) F.Schmitz.

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

Nemastoma confusum Kraft & D.M.John

Type Information
Type locality: Vernon Bank, Ghana (5º 40' N, 0º 07'W); (Kraft & John 1976: 332) Holotype: John; 13 March 1975; 10 m below chart datum in an area of rocky ledges and gullies; GC; John no. 7260 (Kraft & John 1976: 332) Notes: Isotypes: MELU.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), confused.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 01 April 2011 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 August 2012

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