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Taxonomy Detail

Class Compsopogonophyceae

Compsopogonophyceae G.W.Saunders & Hommersand, 2004: 1503.

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: Saunders, G.W. & Hommersand, M.H. (2004). Assessing red algal supraordinal diversity and taxonomy in the context of contemporary systematic data. American Journal of Botany 91: 1494-1507.

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

Kim, H.-S. & Kim, S.-M. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 1. Rhodophyta: Stylonematophyceae, Compsopogonophyceae, Bangiophyceae. Primitive red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-138, figs 1-101. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Scott, J.L., Orlova, E. & West, J.A. (2010). Ultrastructural observations of vegetative cells of two new genera in the Erythropeltidales (Compsopogonophyceae, Rhodophyta): Pseudoerythrocladia and Madagascaria. Algae 25(1): 11-15, 3 figs, 2 tables.

West, J.A. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2009). Taxonomic deflation: molecular evidence places Membranella nitens in taxonomic synonomy with Smithora naiadum (Erythropeltidales, Compsopogonophyceae, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 48(6): 543-546.

Zuccarello, G.C., Kikuchi, N. & West, J.A. (2010). Molecular phylogeny of the crustose Erythropeltidales (Compsopogonophyceae, Rhodophyta): new genera Pseudoerythrocladia and Madagascaria and the evolution of the upright habit. Journal of Phycology 46(2): 363-373.

Zuccarello, G.C., Yoon, H.S., Kim, H., Sun, L., de Goer, S.L. & West, J.A. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of the upright Erythropeltidales (Compsopogonophyceae, Rhodophyta): multiple cryptic lineages of Erythrotrichia carnea. Journal of Phycology 47(3 ): 627-637.

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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 22 May 2019.

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