Rufusia pilicola D.E.Wujek & P.Timpano
Rufusia pilicola D.E.Wujek & P.Timpano 1988: 165, figs 1-4
Published in: Wujek, D.E. & Timpano, P. (1988 '1986'). Rufusia (Porphyridiales, Phragmonemataceae), a new red alga from sloth hair. Brenesia 25/26: 163-168.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Rufusia.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Cyanoderma pilicola (D.E.Wujek & P.Timpano) M.J.Wynne 1994
This is a terrestrial species.
Yoon, H.S., Muller, K.M., Sheath, R.G., Ott, F.D. & Bhattacharya, D. (2006). Defining the major lineages of red algae (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 42: 482-492.
Zuccarello, G.C., West, J.A., & Kikuchi, N. (2008). Phylogenetic relationships within the Stylonematales (Stylonematophyceae, Rhodohyta): biogeographic patterns do not apply to Stylonema alsidii. Journal of Phycology 44: 384-393.
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