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Waernia R.T.Wilce, Maggs, & Sears, 2003

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Gigartinales
Family Dumontiaceae

Holotype species: Waernia mirabilis R.T.Wilce, Maggs & Sears

Original publication and holotype designation: Wilce, R.T., Maggs, C.A. & Sears, J.R. (2003). Waernia mirabilis gen. nov., sp. nov. (Dumontiaceae, Gigartinales): a new noncoralline crustose red alga from the northwestern Atlantic Ocean and its relationship to Gainia and Blinksia. Journal of Phycology 39: 198-212.

Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.

Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.

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.

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