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Taxonomy Detail

Subfamily Melobesioideae

Melobesioideae Bizzozero, 1885: 109.

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: Bizzozero, G. (1885). Flora Veneto Crittogamica. Part 2. pp. 1-255. Padova [Padua]: Seminario.

Description:
Cells of contiguous vegetative filaments linked by cell fusions; secondary pit-connections unknown; genicula absent; multiporate plate composed of cells at maturity

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

Adey, W.H., Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (2005). An SEM-based analysis of the morphology, anatomy and reproduction of Lithothamnion tophiforme (Esper) Unger (Corallinales, Rhodophyta), with a comparative study of associated North Atlantic Arctic/Subarctic Melobesioideae. Journal of Phycology 41: 1010-1024.

Adey, W.H., Hernandez-Kantun, J.J., Gabrielson, P.W., Nash, W.C. & Hayek, L.-C.C. (2018). Phymatolithon (Melobesioideae, Hapalidiales) in the boreal–subarctic transition zone of the North Atlantic: a correlation of plastid DNA markers with morpho-anatomy, ecology, and biogeography. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences 41: [i]-viii, [1]-900, 21 figs., 11 pls, 5 tables, 1 appendix.

Athanasiadis, A. (2007 '2006'). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in NW Spitsbergen. Nordic Journal of Botany 24: 469-499.

Athanasiadis, A. (2007). Revision of Dawson's collections referred to Lithothamnion lamellatum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta). Nova Hedwigia 85: 195-242.

Athanasiadis, A. & Adey, W.H. (2006). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 45: 71-115.

Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2011). Lithothamnion carpoklonion sp. nov. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) from Puerto Rico, Caribbean Sea: an epiphytic encrusting coralline alga producing conceptacle protuberances. Botanica Marina 54(4): 403-410.

Athanasiadis, A. & Ballantine, D.L. (2014). The genera Melyvonnea gen. nov. and Mesophyllum s.s. (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) particularly from the central Atlantic Ocean. Nordic Journal of Botany 35: 385-436.

Athanasiadis, A. & Neto, A.I. (2010). On the occurrence of Mesophyllum expansum (Philippi) Cabioch & Mendoza (Melobesioideae, Corallinales (Rhodophyta) in the Mediterranean Sea, the Canary Isles and the Azores. Botanica Marina 53(4): 333-341.

Athanasiadis, A. (2001). Lectotypification of Lithophyllum arcticum (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) and a study of its relationships within the Melobesioideae. Nordic Journal of Botany 21(1): 93-112.

Athanasiadis, A. (2007). The genus Leptophytum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) in NW Spitsbergen. Nordic Journal of Botany 24: 469-499.

Athanasiadis, A., Lebednik, P. & Adey, W.H. (2004). The genus Mesophyllum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales, Rhodophyta) on the northern Pacific coast of North America. Phycologia 43: 126-165.

Chamberlain, Y.M. & Irvine, L.M. (1994). Melobesioideae Bizzozero. In: Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta Part 2B Corallinales, Hildenbrandiales. (Irvine, L.M. & Chamberlain, Y.M. Eds), pp. 159-234. London: HMSO.

Da Gama Bahia, R., Menezes Amado Filho, G., Azvedo, J. & Maneveldt, G.W. (2014). Porolithon improcerum (Porolithoideae, Corallinaceae) and Mesophyllum macroblastum (Melobesioideae, Hapalidiaceae): new records of crustose coralline red algae for the Southwest Atlantic Ocean. Phytotaxa 190: 38-44.

Dawson, E.Y. (1960). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 3. Cryptonemiales, Corallinaceae subf. Melobesioideae. Pacific Naturalist 2: 3-125, 50 plates.

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.

Krishnamurthy, V. & Jayagopal, K. (1985). Studies on the crustose coralline algae of the Tamil Nadu coast. I. Melobesioideae. Seaweed Research and Utilisation 8: 65-73, 10 figs.

Masaki, T. & Tokida, J. (1960). Studies on the Melobesioideae of Japan, II. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 10: 285-290.

Masaki, T. & Tokida, J. (1960). Studies on the Melobesioideae of Japan, III. Bull. Fac. Fish. Hokkaido, Univ. 11: 37-42.

Masaki, T. & Tokida, J. (1961). Studies on the Melobesioideae of Japan, IV. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 11: 188-189.

Masaki, T. & Tokida, J. (1961). Studies on the Melobesioideae of Japan, V. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 12: 161-165.

Masaki, T. & Tokida, J. (1963). Studies on the Melobesioideae of Japan, VI. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 14: 1-6.

Masaki, T. (1968). Studies on the Melobesioideae of Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 16: 1-80, 79 plates.

Peña, V., Hernández-Kantún, J., Grall, J., Pardo, C., López, l.., Bárbara, I., Le Gall, L & Barreiro, R. (2014). Detection of gametophytes in the maerl-forming species Phymatolithon calcareum (Melobesioideae, Corallinales) assesed by DNA barcoding. Cryptogamie Algologie 35(1): 15-25.

Tokida, J. & Masaki, T. (1959). Studies on the Melobesioideae of Japan, I. Bulletin of the Faculty of Fisheries Hokkaido University 10: 83-86.

Woelkerling, W. J. (1996). Subfamily Melobesioideae. In: The Marine Benthic Flora of Southern Australia - Part IIIB. Gracilariales, Rhodymeniales, Corallinales and Bonnemaisoniales. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 164-210. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Harvey, A. (1992). Mesophyllum incisum (Corallinaceae, Rhodophyta) in Southern Australia - implications for generic and specific delimitation in the Melobesioideae. British Phycological Journal 27: 381-399.

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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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