Holotype species: Nemalion lubricum Duby
Original publication and holotype designation: Duby, J.É. (1830). Aug. Pyrami de Candolle Botanicon gallicum sen synopsis plantarum in flora gallica descriptarum. Editio secunda. Ex herbariis et schedis Candollianis propriisque digestum a J. É. Duby V.D.M. Pars secunda plantas cellulares continens. pp. [i-vi], -1068, [i]-lviii. Paris: Ve Desray, Rue Hautefueille, No. 4.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as neuter.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Le Gall, L. & Saunders, G.W. (2010). Establishment of a DNA-barcode library for the Nemaliales (Rhodophyta) from Canada and France uncovers overlooked diversity in the species Nemalion helminthoides (Velley) Batters. Cryptogamie Algologie 31(4): 403-421.
Monotypic when first introduced. - (20 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 33 species names in the database at present, as well as 8 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 9 have 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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Nicolson, D.H. & Norris, J.N. (1983). Ordinal orthography: Nemalionales vs. Nemaliales (Rhodophyta). Taxon 32: 288-292.
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Created: 29 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 April 2019.