Lesleigha howensis

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Taxonavigation: Sebdeniales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Florideophyceae
Subclassis: Rhodymeniophycidae
Ordo: Sebdeniales

Familia: Sebdeniaceae
Genus: Lesleigha
Species: Lesleigha howensis


Lesleigha howensis Kraft & G.W.Saunders, 2011

  • Holotype locality: Malabar Reef, Lord Howe Island, N.S.W., Australia (31º29' S; 159º03' E).
  • Holotype: GWS-02088 (tetrasporic): G.W. Saunders, R. Withall & G. Kraft; 3 February 2004; from 18-20 m, on the back wall of bommie undercuts. UNB. Isotype: GWS-002087 (tetrasporangial).


  • Kraft, G.T. & Saunders, G.W. 2011. Taxonomic and molecular studies of the family Sebdeniaceae (Sebdeniales, Rhodophyta): new species of Lesleigha gen. nov. and Crassitegula from Hawaii, east Asia and Lord Howe Island. European Journal of Phycology 46(4): 416–441. Reference page. : 428, figs 31–55
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. Lesleigha howensis. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 26 June 2018.