Ruthnielsenia C.J.O’Kelly, B.Wynsor & W.K.Bellows, 2004
Holotype species: Ruthnielsenia tenuis (Kylin) C.J.O'Kelly, B.Wynsor & W.K.Bellows
Original publication and holotype designation: O'Kelly, C.J., Wysor, B. & Bellows, W.K. (2004). Gene sequence diversity and the phylogenetic position of algae assigned to the genera Phaeophila and Ochlochaete (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 40: 789-799.
Precise date of publication2 August 2004
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.
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Created: 07 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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 14 November 2018.