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Taxonomy Detail

Subclass Bangiophycidae

Bangiophycidae Wettstein 1901.

Original publication: Wettstein, R. von (1901). Handbuch der systematischen Botanik. Vol. 1 pp. [i]-iv, [v], [1]-201. Leipzig & Wein [Vienna]: Franz Deuticke.

Life history biphasic, heteromorphic, gametophyte macroscopic, initially uniseriate, becoming pluriseriate or foliose by diffuse growth; carposporangia and spermatangia produced in packets by successive perpendicular divisions; sporophyte filamentous, with pit plugs, a single cap layer present but lacking membranes; typically forming conchospores in fertile cell rows.

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

Battiato, A., Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Lanfranco, E. (1979). The occurrence of Compsopogon coeruleus (Balbis) Montagne (Rhodophyta, Bangiophycidae) in Malta and of Compsopogon chalybeus Kützing in an aquarium at Catania (Sicily). Revue Algologique, Nouvelle Serie 14: 11-16.

Brodie, J. & Irvine, L.M. (1997). A comparison of Porphyra dioica sp. nov. and P. purpurea (Roth) C. Ag. (Rhodophyta: Bangiophycidae) in Europe. Cryptogamie, Algologie 18: 283-297.

Brodie, J. & Irvine, L.M. (2003). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3B. Bangiophycidae. pp. i-xiii, 1-167, map. Andover: Intercept.

Brodie, J., Hayes, P.K., Barker, G.L., Irvine, L.M. & Bartsch, I. (1998). A reappraisal of Porphyra and Bangia (Bangiophycidae, Rhodophyta) in the northeast Atlantic based on the rbcL-rbcS intergenic spacer. Journal of Phycology 34: 1069-1074.

Chapman, V.J. (1969). The marine algae of New Zealand. Part III. Rhodophyceae, Issue 1. Bangiophycidae and Florideophycidae (Nemalionales, Bonnemaisoniales, Gelidiales). In: . ( Eds), pp. 1-113. Lehre: Cramer.

Dixon, P.S. (1963). The taxonomic implications of the "pit connexions" reported in the Bangiophycidae. Taxon 12: 108-110.

Drew, K.M. & Ross, R. (1965). Some generic names in the Bangiophycidae. Taxon 14: 93-99.

Drew, K.M. (1956). Reproduction in the Bangiophycidae. The Botanical Review 22(8): 553-611.

Drew, K.M. (1958). Studies in the Bangiophycidae. IV. The Conchocelis- phase of Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillw.) Lyngbye in culture.. Staz. Zool. Napl. 30: 358-372.

Fan, K.-C. (1959). On pit-connections in Bangiophycidae. Nova Hedwigia 1: 305-307.

Gargiulo, G.M., De Masi, F. & Tripodi, G. (1987). Thallus morphology and spore formation in cultured Erythrocladia irregularis Rosenvinge (Rhodophyta, Bangiophycidae). Journal of Phycology 23: 351-359.

Heerebout, G.R. (1968). Studies on the Erythropeltidaceae (Rhodophyceae, Bangiophycidae). Blumea 16: 139-157, 19 figs.

Johansen, J.R., Fucikova, K., Fitzpatrick, M.H. & Lowe, R.L. (2005). The red alga genus Rhodospora (Bangiophycidae, Rhodophyta): first report from North America (Note). Journal of Phycology 41: 1281-1283.

Karsten, U., West, J.A., Zuccarello, G.C., Engbrodt, R., Yokoyama, A., Hara, Y. & Brodie, J. (2003). Low molecular weight carbohydrates of the Bangiophycidae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 39: 584-589.

Lin, H.-P., Swafford, J.R. & Sommerfeld, M.R. (1977). Comparative ultrastructure of the alternating vegetative phases of Bangia fuscopurpurea (Bangiophycidae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 20: 339-344.

McBride, D.L. & Cole, K. (1972). Ultrastructural observations on germinating monospores in Smithora naiadum (Rhodophyceae, Bangiophycidae). Phycologia 11: 181-191.

Müller, K.M., Oliveira, M.C., Sheath, R.G. & Bhattacharya, D. (2001). Ribosomal DNA phylogeny of the Bangiophycidae (Rhodophyta) and the origin of secondary plastids. American Journal of Botany 88(8): 1390-1400.

Oliveira, M.C., Kurniawan, J., Bird, C.J., Rice, E.L., Murphy, C.A., Singh, R.K., Gutell, R.R. & Ragan, M.A, (1995). A preliminary investigation of the order Bangiales (Bangiophycidae, Rhodophyta) based on sequences of the nuclear small-subunit ribosomal RNA genes. Phycological Research 43: 71-79.

Zuccarello, G., West, J., Bitans, A. & Kraft, G. (2000). Molecular phylogeny of Rhodochaete parvula (Bangiophycidae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 39(1): 75-81, 5 figs, 1 table.

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