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Taxonomy Detail

Family Galaxauraceae

Galaxauraceae P.G.Parkinson, 1983: 608.

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: Parkinson, P.G. (1983). The typification and status of the name Chaetangium (Algae). Taxon 32: 605-610.

Taxonomic notes:

Synonym: Chaetangiaceae (Lin et al., 2015). "Because the name Chaetangiaceae must be considered a taxonomic synonym of Gelidiaceae, Parkinson .... established the family Galaxauraceae" (Silva et al., 1996: 104).

Key References
Lin, S.-M., Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Huisman, J.M., Guiry, M.D. Payri, C., Nelson, W.A. & Liu, S.-L. (2015). A phylogenetic re-appraisal of the family Liagoraceae sensu lato (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) based on sequence analyses of two plastid genes and post-fertilization development. Journal of Phycology 51(3): 546-559.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Parkinson, P.G. (1983). The typification and status of the name Chaetangium (Algae). Taxon 32: 605-610.

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

Afaq-Husain, S. (1996). A new red alga Scinaia shameelii (Galaxauraceae, Bonnemaisoniales) from Pakistan. Candollea 51(2): 445-459, 30 figs, 1 table.

Afonso-Carrillo, J., Pérez, L., Sansón, M. & Reyes, J. (1998). Observaciones en Tricleocarpa cylindrica con el microscopio electrónico de barrido (Rhodophyta, Galaxauraceae). Vieraea 26: 87-91, 6 figs.

Anderson, R.J. & Stegenga, H. (1985). A crustose tetrasporophyte in the life history of Nothogenia erinacea (Turner) Parkinson (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 24: 111-118, 16 figs.

Huisman, J.M. & Borowitzka, M.A. (1990). A revision of the Australian species of Galaxaura (Rhodophyta, Galaxauraceae), with a description of Tricelocarpa gen. nov. Phycologia 29: 150-172, 56 figs.

Huisman, J.M. & Townsend, R.A. (1993). An examination of Linnaean and pre-Linnaean taxa referable to Galaxaura and Tricleocarpa (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 113: 95-101, 2 figs, 2 tables.

Huisman, J.M. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1992). Cystocarp development in the red alga Notogenia fastigiata (Galaxauraceae, Nemaliales). Phycologia 31: 359-364.

Huisman, J.M. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Family Galaxauraceae Parkinson 1983: 608. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 99-118. Canberra:

Huisman, J.M. (1985). The Scinaia assemblage (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta): a re-appraisal. Phycologia 24: 403-418, 48 figs, 1 table.

Huisman, J.M. (1986). The red algal genus Scinaia (Galaxauraceae, Nemaliales) from Australia. Phycologia 25: 271-296, 82 figs.

Huisman, J.M. (1987). The taxonomy and life history of Gloiophloea (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 26: 167-174, 16 figs.

Huisman, J.M. (2006). Galaxauraceae. In: Algae of Australia Nemaliales. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 12. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Huisman, J.M., Boo, G.H., Boo, S.M. & Lin, S.-M. (2018). Galaxauraceae. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 30-48. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Sherwood, A.R. & Abbott, I.A. (2004). Studies of Hawaiian Galaxauraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta): Large subunit rDNA gene sequences support conspecificity of Galaxaura rugosa and G. subverticillata. Cryptogamie Algologie 25: 337-352.

Kajimura, M. (1988). Three new deep-water species of Scinaia (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta) from the Sea of Japan. Botanica Marina 31: 175-185.

Kajimura, M. (1991). Scinaia pseudo-moniliformis sp. nov. (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta) from the Sea of Japan. Botanica Marina 34: 513-520.

Kajimura, M. (1992). Lectotypification of Scinaia monoliformis J. Agardh. (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 40: 283-285.

Kajimura, M. (1995). The morphology of Scinaia cottonii Setchell (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 38: 535-541, 19 figs.

Lee, Y. & Ko, Y.D. (2006). The red algal genus Scinaia (Galaxauraceae, Nemaliales) on Jeju Island, Korea. Algae 21(3): 267-281, 6 figs.

Liu, S.-L. & Wang, W.-L. (2009). Molecular systematics of the genus Actinotrichia (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta) from Taiwan, with a description of Actinotrichia taiwanica sp. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 44(1): 89-105, 55 figs, 2 tables.

Liu, S.-L., Lin, S.-M. & Chen, P.-C. (2015). Phylogeny, species diversity and biogeographic patterns of the genus Tricleocarpa (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta) from the Indo-Pacific region, including T. confertus sp. nov. from Taiwan. European Journal of Phycology 50(4): 439-456.

Magruder, W.H. (1984). Reproduction and life history of the red alga Galaxaura oblongata (Nemaliales, Galaxauraceae). Journal of Phycology 20: 402-409, 27 figs.

Schneider, C.W., Popolizio, T.R., Spagnuolo, D.S. & Lane, C.E. (2016). Notes on the marine algae of the Bermudas. 15. Dichotomaria huismanii (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta), a new species in the D. marginata complex from the western Atlantic. Botanica Marina 59(1): 13-29, 13 fig., 2 tables.

Wang, W.-L. & Chiang, Y.-M. (2001). The reproductive development of the red alga Actinotrichia fragilis (Galaxauraceae, Nemaliales). European Journal of Phycology 36: 377-384.

Wang, W.-L., Liu, S.-L. & Lin, S.-M. (2005). First description of carposporophyte development in Scinaia chinensis (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta), a species newly recorded for Taiwan. Cryptogamie, Algologie 26: 155-164.

Wang, W.-L., Liu, S.-L. & Lin, S.-M. (2005). Systematics of the calcified genera of the Galaxauraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) with an emphasis on Taiwan species. Journal of Phycology 41: 685-703.

Wiriyadamrikul, J., Geraldino, P.J.L., Huisman, J.M. Lewmanomont, K. & Boo, S.M. (2013). Molecular diversity of the calcified red algal genus Tricleocarpa (Galaxauraceae, Nemalionales) with the description of T. jejuensis and T. natalensis. Phycologia 52(4): 338-351.

Wynne, M.J. (1989). Scinaia interrupta (A. DC.) comb. nov., an older name for S. turgida Chemin, and S. pseudocrispa (Clemente) comb. nov., an older name for S. forcellata Biv.-Bern. (Galaxauraceae, Rhodophyta). Candollea 44: 129-136, 4 figs.

Zablackis, E. (1987). The red alga Scinaia furcata sp. nov. (Galaxauraceae, Nemaliales) from Hawaii. Phycologia 26: 53-58, 12 figs, 1 table.

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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 23 January 2019.

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