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Taxonomy Detail

Subclass Corallinophycidae

Corallinophycidae Le Gall & G.W.Saunders, 2007: 1129.

Type of name: Corallinales

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: Le Gall, L. & Saunders, G.W. (2007). A nuclear phylogeny of the Florideophyceae (Rhodophyta) inferred from combined EF2, small subunit and large subunit ribosomal DNA: establishing the new red algal subclass Corallinophycidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 1118-1130.

Pit plug with two cap layers at cytoplasmic faces, outer dome-shaped, membrane absent. Carpogonial branches two-celled; tetrasporangia zonate or cruciate in division. Calcification in the form of calcite.

Taxonomic notes:

Originally included Sporolithales, Corallinales and Rhodogorgonales.

Key References
Le Gall, L. & Saunders, G.W. (2007). A nuclear phylogeny of the Florideophyceae (Rhodophyta) inferred from combined EF2, small subunit and large subunit ribosomal DNA: establishing the new red algal subclass Corallinophycidae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 1118-1130.

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

Bahia, R.G, Maneveldt, G.W., Amado-Filho, G.M. & Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y. (2015). New diagnostic characters for the order Sporolithales (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1137-1146.

Bahia, R.G., Amado-Filho, G.M., Maneveldt, G.W., Adey, W.H., Johnson, G., Marins, B.V. & L.L.Longo (2013). Sporolithon tenue sp. nov. (Sporolithales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta): A new rhodolith-forming species from the tropical southwestern Atlantic. Phycological Research 62(1): 44-54, 15 fig., 1 table.

Bahia, R.G., Amado-Filho, G.M., Mannevelt, G.W., Adey, W.H., Johnson, G., Jesionek, J.B. & London, L.L. (2015). Sporolithon yoneshigueae sp. nov. (Sporolithales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta), a new rhodolith-forming coralline alga from the southwest Atlantic. Phytotaxa 224(2): 140-158.

Bahia, R.G., Filho, G.M.A. & Maneveldt, G.W. (2014). Sporolithon molle (Heydrich) Heydrich (Sporolithales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta): an addition to the Atlantic flora found on a remote oceanic island. Cryptogamie Algologie 35(1): 7-14.

Bahia, R.G., Riosmena-Rodriguez, R., Maneveldt, G.W. & Amado Filho, G.M (2011). First report of Sporolithon ptychoides (Sporolithales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) for the Atlantic Ocean. Phycological Research 59: 64-69.

Bittner L., Payri, C.E., Maneveldt, G.W., Couloux, A., Cruaud, C., de Reviers, B. & Le Gall, L. (2011). Evolutionary history of the Corallinales (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) inferred from nuclear, plastidial and mitochondrial genomes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 61: 697-713.

Cabrera Guerrero, A., Jover Capote, A. & Suárez, A.M. (2018). Algas coralinas (Rhodophyta, Corallinophycidae) de Cuba: estado actual de su conocimiento. Algas 54: 33-41.

Jesionek, M.B., Bahia, R.G., Hernández-Kantún, J., Adey, W.H., Yoneshigue-Valentin, Y., Longo, L.L. & Amado-Filho, G.M. (2016). A taxonomic account of non-geniculate coralline algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) from shallow reefs of the Abrolhos Bank, Brazil. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 31(4): 317-340.

Kaewsuralikhit, C., Maneekat, S., Noiraska, T., Patarajinda, S. & Baba, M. (2012). First record of Sporolithon ptychoides Heydrich (Sporolithales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) from Thailand. Cryptogamie Algologie 33(3): 265-276.

Liu, L.-C., Lin, S.-M., Caragnano, A. & Payri, C. (2018). Species diversity and molecular phylogeny of non-geniculate coralline algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) from Taoyuan algal reefs in northern Taiwan, including Crustaphytum gen. nov. and three new species. Journal of Applied Phycology 00: [1-15], 6 fig., 1 table.

Maneveldt, G.W. & van der Merwe, E. (2012). Heydrichia cerasina sp. nov. (Sporolithales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) from the southernmost tip of Africa. Phycologia 51(1): 11-21.

Maneveldt, G.W., Van der Merwe, E. & Keats, D.W. (2016). Updated keys to the non-geniculate coralline red algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) of South Africa. South African Journal of Botany 106: 158-164, 2 tables.

Pardo C., Bárbara I., Barreiro R. & Peña V. (). Insights into species diversity of associated crustose coralline algae (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) with Atlantic European maerl beds using DNA barcoding. Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid 74(2): [1-14].

Teichert, S., Woelkerling, W.[J.] & Munnecke, A. (2019). Coralline red algae from the Silurian of Gotland indicate that the order Corallinales (Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta) is much older than previouslyly thought. Paleontology 62(4): 599-613, 3 figs, 3 tables.

Vieira-Pinto, T., M.C.Oliveira, J.Bouzon, M.Sissini, J.L.Richards, R.Riosmena-Rodriguez & P.A.Horta (2014). Lithophyllum species from Brazilian coast: range extension of Lithophyllum margaritae and description of Lithophyllum atlanticum sp. nov. (Corallinales, Corallinophycidae, Rhodophyta). Phytotaxa 190(1): 355-369, 22 fig., 2 tables.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2019.

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