Holotype species: Lukinia dissecta Perestenko
Original publication and holotype designation: Perestenko, L.P. (1996 '1994'). Krasnye vodorosli dal'nevostochnykh more Rossii [Red algae of the far-eastern seas of Russia]. pp. 1-330, 60 pls. St. Petersburg: Rossiiskaia Akademiia Nauk, Botanichesk Institut im. V.L. Komarova [Komarov Botanical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences] & OLGA, a private publishing company.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.
Schneider & Wynne (2007) place this genus in the Phyllophoraceae [error]; Perestenko (1996) suggested a relationship with either the Gigartinaceae or Solieriaceae. - (25 Oct 2011) - M.D. Guiry
Incertae sedis generalis (Schneider & Wynne 2013; 116). Rhodophyceae incertae sedis (INA). - (22 Jul 2013) - Wendy Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present, which has been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2013). Second addendum to the synoptic review of red algal genera. Botanica Marina 56(2): 111-118.
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 July 2013 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 September 2018.