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Family Nemastomataceae

Nemastomataceae Ardissone, 1869: 163.

Source: Huisman, J.M., Boo, G.H. & Boo, S.M. (2018). Gelidiales. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 245-264. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Original publication: Ardissone, F. (1869). Le Floridee italiche descritte ed illustrate. 1, Studi sulle Alghe Italiche. Ordine delle Crittoneme . . Milano: Tipografia editrice Lombarda.

Thallus slightly to strongly gelatinous, uncalcified, terete or compressed, with entire or lobed margins; lobes simple or branched; surface smooth or proliferous. Structure multiaxial; medulla and cortex loosely filamentous; cortical cells without secondary pit connections. Spermatangia in clusters on outer cortical cells. Carpogonial branches and auxiliary cells usually on separate cortical branch systems; auxiliary cells intercalary; connecting filaments linking fertilised carpogonium with 1 or more auxiliary cells; ±all cells of gonimoblast differentiating into carposporangia. Tetrasporangia cruciately divided.

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

Ballantine, D.L., Ruiz, H. & Aponte, N.E. (2002). Predaea goffiana sp. nov., (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea. Botanica Marina 45: 385-389.

Conde, F., L√≥pez-Mielgo, C. & Flores-Moya, A. (1998). The genus Predaea (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) in the Alborán Sea (western Mediterranean Sea), with the description of Predaea pusilla f. alboranensis f. nov.. Phycologia 37: 394-397, 10 figs.

Gabriel, D., Schils, T., Neto, A.I., Paramio, L. & Fredericq, S. (2009). Predaea feldmannii subsp. azorica (Nemastomataceae, Nemastomatales), a new subspecies of red algae (Rhodophyta) from the Azores . Cryptogamie, Algologie 30(3): 251-270.

Itono, H. & Tsuda, R.T. (1980). Titanophoa marianensis sp. nov. (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from Guam. Pacific Science 34: 21-24.

Kajimura, M. (1987). Two new species of Predaea (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from the Sea of Japan. Phycologia 26: 419-428.

Kajimura, M. (1995). Predaea kuroshioensis sp. nov. (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 34: 293-298.

Kajimura, M. (1995). Ptilocladia okiensis sp. nov. (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from Japan. Botanica Marina 38: 239-249, 28 figs.

Kajimura, M. 1989 (1989). Lectotypification of Predaea tokidae, Predaea bisporifera (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) and Antithamnion okiense (Ceramiaceae, Rhodophyta). Japanese Journal of Phycology 37: 153-155.

Kraft, G.T. & John, D.M. (1976). The morphology and ecology of Nemastoma and Predaea species (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from Ghana. British Phycological Journal 11: 331-344.

Kraft, G.T. (1975). Consideration of the order Cryptonemiales and the families Nemastomataceae and Fucellariaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta) in light of the morphology of Adelophyton corneum (J. Agardh) gen et comb. nov. from southern Australia. British Phycological Journal 10: 279-290, 22 figs.

Kraft, G.T. (1984). The red algal genus Predaea (Nemastomataceae, Gigartinales) in Australia. Phycologia 23: 3-20, 43 figs.

Maggs, C.A. (1997). Life history of the rare red alga Tsengia bairdii (=Platoma bairdii) (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) from Scotland. Cryptogamie, Algologie 2: 151-161.

Masuda, M. & Guiry, M.D. (1995 '1994'). The reproductive morphology of Platoma cyclocolpum (Nemastomataceae, Gigartinales) from Gran Canaria, Canary Islands. Cryptogamie, Algologie 15: 191-212.

Masuda, M. & Guiry, M.D. (1995). Reproductive morphology of Itonoa marginifera (J. Agardh) gen. et comb. nov. (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 30: 57-67, 22 figs, 1 table.

Rodriguez-Prieto, C., Verges, A., Sanchez, N., Polo, L. & Verlaque, M. (2004). The morphology and reproductive structures of Mediterranean species of the genus Nemastoma J. Agardh, nom. cons. (Nemastomataceae, Nemasomatales): Nemastoma dichotomum and N. dumontioides. Botanica Marina 47: 38-52.

Saunders, G.W. & Kraft, G.T. (2002). Two new Australian species of Predaea (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) with taxonomic recommendations for an emended Nemastomatales and expanded Halymeniales. Journal of Phycology 38: 1245-1260.

Umezaki, I. (1974). The life history of Nemastoma nakamurae Yendo (Nemastomataceae, Rhodophyta) in culture. Japanese Journal of Botany 49: 346-352.

Womersley, H.B.S. & Kraft, G.T. (1994). Family Nemastomataceae Schmitz 1892:2, nom. cons.. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Part IIIA. Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 270-285. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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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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