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Taxonomy Detail

Family Nephroselmidaceae

Nephroselmidaceae Skuja ex P.C.Silva 1980.

Type of name: Nephroselmis Stein 1878

Source: Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

Original publication: Silva, P.C. (1980). Names of classes and families of living algae: with special reference to their use in the Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Regnum Vegetabile 103: 1-156.

Taxonomic notes:

According to Nakayama et al. (2007: 696), the class Nephroselmidophyceae (Nephrophyceae) Cavalier-Smith 1993 contains one order, Nephroselmidales Nakayama, Suda, Kawachi & Inouye. At present, the latter contains the single family Nephroselmidaceae Pascher ex Silva. The family Pycnococcaceae Guillard, including Pseudoscourfieldia and Pycnococcus, is a possible member of the order.

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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 13 November 2018.

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