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Taxonomy Detail

Family Sporolithaceae

Sporolithaceae Verheij, 1993: 195.

Type of name: Sporolithon Heydrich 1897

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: Verheij, E. (1993). The genus Sporolithon (Sporolithaceae fam. nov., Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia. Phycologia 32(3): 184-196, 27 figs, 3 tables.

Key References
Verheij, E. (1993). The genus Sporolithon (Sporolithaceae fam. nov., Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from the Spermonde Archipelago, Indonesia. Phycologia 32(3): 184-196, 27 figs, 3 tables.

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

Alongi, G., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (1996). On the occurrence of Sporolithon ptychoides Heydrich (Corallinales, Sporolithaceae, Rhodophyta) in the Mediterranean Sea. Cryptogamie, Algologie 17: 131-137, 11 figs.

Harvey, A.S., Woelkerling, W.J. & Millar, A.J.K. (2002). The Sporolithaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in south-eastern Australia: taxonomy and 18S rRNA phylogeny. Phycologia 41: 207-227.

Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1993). Sporolithon ptychoides Heydrich and S. episporum (Howe) Dawson: two crustose coralline red algae (Corallinales, Sporolithaceae) in South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 59: 541-550, 45 figs, 1 table.

Keats, D.W. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1995). Heydrichia groeneri sp. nov.: a new species of crustose coralline alga (Rhodophyta, Sporolithaceae) from South Africa and Nambia. Phycologia 34(1): 51-57, 22 figs, 1 table.

Townsend, R.A. & Borowitzka, M.A. (2001). Heydrichia homalopasta sp. nov. (Sporolithaceae, Rhodophyta) from Australia. Botanica Marina 44: 237-244.

Townsend, R.A., Woelkerling, W.J., Harvey, A.S. & Borowitzka, M. (1995). An account of the red algal genus Sporolithon (Sporolithaceae, Corallinales) in southern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 8: 85-121, 19 figs, 2 tables.

Woelkerling, W.J., Granier, B. & Dias-Brito, D. (2014). Heydrichia (?) poignantii, sp. nov. (Sporolithaceae, Sporolithales, Rhodophyta), a 100 million year old fossil coralline red alga from north-eastern Brazil, and a new Hauterivian record of Sporolithon from Switzerland. Carnets de GĂ©ologie 14(7): 139-158.

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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 17 November 2018.

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