Rhizolamellia S.V., 1982
Holotype species: Rhizolamellia colli Shevejko
Original publication and holotype designation: Shevejko, S.V. (1982). Novaya krasnaya izvestkovaya vodorosl' [A new red calcareous alga]. In: Biologiya korallovykh rifov. Soobshchestva priavstralijskikh vod. [Biology of coral reefs. Associations in Australian near-shore waters.]. ( Eds), pp. 26-28. Vladivostok: Akademioya Nauk SSSR, Dal'nevostochnyj Nauchnyj Tsentr, Institut Biologii Morya.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Townsend, R.A. & Huisman, J.M. (2018). 'Coralline algae'. In: Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. (Huisman, J.M. Eds), pp. 86-97, 105-137, 143-146. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Combined genus and species description. - (3 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry
According to Woelkerling (1988: 218), further study is required to determine if Rhizolamellia is distinct from Neogoniolithon or Paragoniolithon. - (1 Aug 2017) - M.D. Guiry
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
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