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Taxonomy Detail

Family Pithophoraceae

Pithophoraceae Wittrock, 1877: 47.

Source: Boedeker, C., O'Kelly, C.J., Star, W. & Leliaert, F. (2012). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the Aegagropila clade (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae), including the description of Aegagropilopsis gen. nov. and Pseudocladophora gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 808-825.

Original publication: Wittrock, V.B. (1877). On the development and systematic arrangement of the Pithophoraceae, a new order of algae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis Ser. 3, extra ordinem(Editum 1877, Art 19): 1-80, VI plates.

Nomenclatural notes:

The family name Pithophoraceae is reinstated by Boedeker et al. (2012)

Key References
Boedeker, C., O'Kelly, C.J., Star, W. & Leliaert, F. (2012). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomy of the Aegagropila clade (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae), including the description of Aegagropilopsis gen. nov. and Pseudocladophora gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 808-825.

Wittrock, V.B. (1877). On the development and systematic arrangement of the Pithophoraceae, a new order of algae. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis Ser. 3, extra ordinem(Editum 1877, Art 19): 1-80, VI plates.

References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Boedeker, C., O'Kelly, C.J., West, J.A., Hanyuda, T., Neale, A., Wakana, I., Wilcox, M.D., Karsten, U., & Zuccarello, G.C. (2017). Molecular phylogeny and taxonomic revision of the genus Wittrockiella (Pithophoraceae, Cladophorales), including the descriptions of W. australis sp. nov. and W. zosterae sp. nov.. Journal of Phycology 53(3): 522-540, 6 fig., 2 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:110025

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