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Dichotomaria tenera (Kjellman) Huisman, J.T.Harper & G.W.Saunders

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Nemaliales
Family Galaxauraceae
Genus Dichotomaria

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Publication details
Dichotomaria tenera (Kjellman) Huisman, J.T.Harper & G.W.Saunders 2004: 230

Published in: Huisman, J.M., Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2004). Phylogenetic study of the Nemaliales (Rhodophyta) based on large-subunit ribosomal DNA sequences supports segregation of the Scinaiaceae fam. nov. and resurrection of Dichotomaria Lamarck. Phycological Research 52(3): 224-234.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Dichotomaria is Dichotomaria marginata (J.Ellis & Solander) Lamarck.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Galaxaura tenera Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: Mombasa, Kenya (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 108). Lectotype: (Huisman, Harper & Saunders, 2004: 230).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), soft, delicate (Brown 1956).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Galaxaura tenera Kjellman 1900

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Huisman, J.M., Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2004). Phylogenetic study of the Nemaliales (Rhodophyta) based on large-subunit ribosomal DNA sequences supports segregation of the Scinaiaceae fam. nov. and resurrection of Dichotomaria Lamarck. Phycological Research 52(3): 224-234.

Key references
Wang, W.-L., Liu, S.-L. & Lin, S.-M. (2005). Systematics of the calcified genera of the Galaxauraceae (Nemaliales, Rhodophyta) with an emphasis on Taiwan species. Journal of Phycology 41: 685-703.

Wiriyadamrikul, J., Wynne, M.J. & Boo, S.M. (2014). Phylogenetic relationships of Dichotomaria (Nemalionales, Rhodophyta) with the proposal of Dichotomaria intermedia (R.C.Y. Chou) comb. nov.. Botanica Marina 57(1): 27-40.

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