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Taxonomy Detail

Subfamily Mastophoroideae

Mastophoroideae Setchell, 1943: 134.

Type of name: Mastophora Decaisne 1842

Source: Harvey, A.S., Broadwater, S.T., Woelkerling, W.J. & Mitrovski, P.J. (2003). Choreonema (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): 18S rDNA phylogeny and resurrection of the Hapalidiaceae for the subfamilies Choreonematoideae, Austrolithoideae and Melobesioideae. Journal of Phycology 39: 988-998.

Original publication: Setchell, W.A. (1943). Mastophora and the Mastophoreae: genus and subfamily of Corallinaceae. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the United States of America 29: 127-135.

Description:
Cells of contiguous vegetative filaments linked principally or exclusively by cell fusions; secondary pit-connections known only in one genus Emended by Kato & Baba in Kato et al. (2011: 669).

Taxonomic notes:

Kato et al. (2011) amend the Mastophoroideae to be limited to Mastophora and Metamastophora.

Key References
Kato, A., Baba, M. & Suda, S. (2011). Revision of the Mastophoroideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and polyphyly in nongeniculate species widely distributed on Pacific coral reefs. Journal of Phycology 47(3): 662-672.

Rösler, A., Perfectti, F., Peña, V. & Braga, J.C. (2016). Phylogenetic relationships of Corallinaceae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta): taxonomic implications for reef-building corallines. Journal of Phycology 52(3): 412-431.

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

Athanasiadis, A. (1995). Morphology, anatomy and reproduction of the eastern Mediterranean coralline Tenarea tortuosa and its relationship to members of the Lithophylloideae and Mastophoroideae (Lithophylloideae, Corallinales). Nordic Journal of Botany 5: 655-663, 30 figs, 1 table.

Baba, M. (1987). Taxonomic study of Lithophylloideae and Mastophoroideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in southern Japan Unpublished Ph.D. thesis. .: Hokkaido University.

Bailey, J.C., Gabel, J.E. & Freshwater, D.W. (2004). Nuclear 18S rRNA gene sequence analyses indicate that the Mastophoroideae (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) is a polyphyletic taxon. Phycologia 43: 3-12.

Chamberlain, Y.M. (1994). Mastophoroideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 113-158. London: HMSO.

Harvey, A.S., Phillips, L.E., Woelkerling, W.J. & Millar, J.K. (2006). The Corallinaceae, subfamily Mastophoroideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in south-eastern Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 19: 387-429.

Krishnamurthy, V. & Jayagopal, K. (1987). Studies on the crustose coralline algae of the Tamil Nadu coast. IV. Mastophoroideae. The genera Porolithon, Hydrolithon and Pneophyllum. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 10: 81-96, 30 figs.

Krishnamurthy, V. & Jayagopal, K. (1987). Studies on the crustose coralline algae of the Tamil Nadu coast. V. Mastophoroideae. The genus Neogoniolithon and general discussion on crustose coralline algae. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 10: 137-160, 33 figs.

Penrose, D. & Chamberlain, Y.M. (1993). Hydrolithon farinosum (Lamouroux) comb. nov.: implications for generic concepts in the Mastophoroideae (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 32: 295-303, 19 figs.

Penrose, D. & Woelkerling, W.J. (1991). Pneophyllum fragile in southern Australia: implications for generic concepts in the Mastophoroideae (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 30: 495-506, 27 figs, 1 table.

Townsend, R.A. (1981). Tetrasporangial conceptacle development as a taxonomic character in the Mastophoroideae and Lithophylloideae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 20: 407-414.

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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 18 September 2018.

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