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Taxonomy Detail

Subfamily Lithophylloideae

Lithophylloideae Setchell, 1943: 134.

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.

Cells of contiguous vegetative filaments linked principally or exclusively by secondary pit-connections; cell fusions reported for only one species; genicula (when present) composed of one or more tiers of cells. Emend. J.C.Bailey (1999: 209).

Key References
Bailey, J.C. (1999). Phylogenetic positions of Lithophyllum incrustans and Titanoderma pustulatum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) based on 18S rRNA gene sequence analyses, with a revised classification of the Lithophylloideae. Phycologia 38: 208-216, 2 figs, 4 tables.

Cabioch, J. (1972). Étude sur les Corallinacées. II - La morphogenèse : conséquences systématiques et phylogénétiques. Cahiers de Biologie Marine 13: 137-288.

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

Athanasiadis, A. (1989). North Aegean marine algae. III. Structure and development of the encrusting coralline Titanoderma cystoseirae (Rhodophyta, Lithophylloideae). Nordic Journal of Botany 9: 435-441.

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 Taxonomic study of Lithophylloideae and Mastophoroideae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in southern Japan Unpublished Ph.D. thesis.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.

Braga, J.C. & Aguirre, J. (1995). Taxonomy of fossil coralline algal species: Neogene Lithophylloideae (Rhodophyta, Corallinaceae) from southern Spain. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 86: 265-285.

Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Lithophylloideae Setchell. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles...Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 2B. Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 58-112. London: HMSO.

Chamberlain, Y.M., Irvine, L.M. & Walker, R. (1991). A redescription of Lithophyllum orbiculatum (Rhodophyta, Corallinales) in the British Isles and a reassessment of generic delimitation in the Lithophylloideae. British Phycological Journal 26: 149-167, 43 figs, 1 table.

Harvey, A.S., Woelkerling, W.J. & Millar, A.J.K. (2009). The genus Amphiroa (Lithophylloideae, Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) from the temperate coasts of the Australian continent, including the newly described A. klochkovana. Phycologia 48: 258-290.

Harvey, A.S., Woelkerling, W.J. & Millar, A.J.K. (2009). The genus Lithophyllum (Lithophylloideae, Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) in south-eastern Australia, with the description of L. riosmenae, sp. nov . Australian Systematic Botany 22(4): 296-317, 10 figs., 3 tables.

Krishnamurthy, V. & Jayagopal, K. (1985). Studies on the crustose coralline algae of the Tamil Nadu coast. II. Lithophylloideae. 1. The genus Lithophyllum. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 8: 75-87, 22 figs.

Krishnamurthy, V. & Jayagopal, K. (1987). Studies on the crustose coralline algae of the Tamil Nadu coast. III. Lithophylloideae 2. The genus Pseudolithophyllum Lemoine. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 10: 39-52, 24 figs.

Rosas-Alquicira, E. F., Riosmena-Rodríguez, R. & Neto, A. I. (2010). Typification and status of Amphiroa cryptarthrodia Zanardini (Lithophylloideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Phycological Research 58: 248-257.

Torrano-Silva, B.N., Vieira, B.R., Riosmena-Rodríguez, R. & Oliveira, M.C. (2018). Guidelines for DNA barcoding of coralline alge, focusing on Lithophylloideae (Corallinales) from Brazil. Botanica Marina 61(2): 127-140.

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

Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (2012). Lectotypification and epitypification of the type species of Amphiroa, A. tribulus (Lithophylloideae, Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 51(1): 113-117.

Woelkerling, W.J. (1996). Subfamily Lithophylloideae Setchell 1943 (as 'Lithophylleae). In: The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia. Rhodophyta. Part IIIB, Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Coallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds) Vol.5, pp. 214-237. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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