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Taxonomy Detail

Family Thoreaceae

Thoreaceae Hassall, 1845: 64.

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: Hassall, A.H. (1845). A history of the British freshwater algae, including descriptions of the Desmideae and Diatomaceae. With upwards of one hundred plates, illustrating the various species. Vol. I. pp. [i]-viii, [i]-462, [ i , err.]. London, Edinburgh, Paris & Leipzig: S. Highley, H. Baillière; Sunderland & Knox; J.B. Baillière; T.O. Weigel.

Nomenclatural notes:

Parethetical authorities are not permitted at the family level.

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

Carmona, J.J. & Necchi, Jr., O. (2001). Systematics and distribution of Thorea (Thoreaceae, Rhodophyta) from central Mexico and south-eastern Brazil. Phycological Research 49: 231-240.

Egidos, A.I. & Aboal, M. (2003). Thorea violacea Bory de Saint Vincent (Thoreaceae, Rhodophyceae) en una surgencia del marjal Pego-Oliva, Comunidad Valenciana. Nueva cita para la flora algal española. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 60: 27-32.

John, D.M., Johnson, L.R. & Moore, J.A. (1989). Observations on Thorea ramosissima Bory (Batrachospermales, Thoreaceae), a freshwater red alga rarely recorded in the British Isles. British Phycological Journal 24: 99-102.

Necchi, O., Jr (1987). Sexual reproduction in Thorea Bory (Rhodophyta, Thoreaceae). Japanese Journal of Phycology 35: 106-112.

Schmitz, F. (1896). Thoreaceae. In: Die natürlichen Pflanzenfamilien nebst ihren Gattungen und wichtigeren Arten insbesondere den Nutzpflanzen unter Mitwirkung zahlreicher hervorragender Fachgelehrten, Teil 1, Abteilung 2. (Engler, A. & Prantl, K. Eds), pp. 321-324. Leipzig: verlag von Wilhelm Engelmann.

Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K.M. (1993). Distribution and systematics of the freshwater red algal family Thoreaceae in North America. European Journal Phycology 28: 231-241.

Traichaiyaporn, S., Khuantrairong, T. & Kumano, S. (2008). Thorea siamensis (Thoreaceae, Rhodophyta) from Thailand. The Natural History Journal of Chulalongkorn University 8(1): 27-33.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2019.

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