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Taxonomy Detail

Subclass Ahnfeltiophycidae

Ahnfeltiophycidae G.W.Saunders & Hommersand, 2004: 1504.

Type of name: Ahnfeltia

Source: Kamiya, M., Lindstrom, S.C., Nakayama, T., Yokoyama, A., Lin, S.-M., Guiry, M.D., Gurgel, F.D.G., Huisman, J.M., Kitayama, T., Suzuki, M., Cho, T.O. & Frey, W. (2017). Rhodophyta. In: Syllabus of Plant Families, 13th ed. Part 2/2 Photoautotrophic eukaryotic Algae. (Frey, W. Eds), pp. [i]-xii, [1]-171. Stuttgart: Borntraeger Science Publishers.

Original publication: Saunders, G.W. & Hommersand, M.H. (2004). Assessing red algal supraordinal diversity and taxonomy in the context of contemporary systematic data. American Journal of Botany 91: 1494-1507.

Description:
Carpogonia terminal and sessile; carposporophyte developing outwards; pit plugs naked, lacking caps and membranes.

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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 24 September 2018.

Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:4388

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