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Taxonomy Detail

Family Furcellariaceae

Furcellariaceae Greville, 1830: 66.

Type of name: Furcellaria J.V.Lamouroux 1813

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: Greville, R.K. (1830). Algae britannicae, or descriptions of the marine and other inarticulated plants of the British islands, belonging to the order Algae; with plates illustrative of the genera. pp. [i*-iii*], [i]-lxxxviii, [1]-218, pl. 1-19. Edinburgh & London: McLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin & Cradock.

Nomenclatural notes:

Also introduced by Kylin (1932: 11).

Monotypic when introduced.

Key References
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Kylin, H. (1932). Die Florideenordung Gigartinales. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 28(8): 1-88, 22 figs, 28 plates.

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

Arakaki, N., Suzuki, M. & Fredericq, S. (2014). Halarachnion (Furcellariaceae, Rhodophyta), a newly reported genus for the Gulf of Mexico, with the description of Halarachnion louisianensis sp. nov.. Phycological Research 62(4): 306-315, 50 figs, 1 table.

Nelson, W.A. & D'Archino, R. (2014). Three new macroalgae from the Three Kings Islands New Zealand including the first southern Pacific Ocean record of the Furcellariaceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(6): 602-613, 48 fig.

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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 21 September 2018.

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