Pihiella liagoraciphila , A.R.Sherwood & I.A.
Pihiella liagoraciphila Huisman, A.R.Sherwood & I.A.Abbott 2003: 981, figs 1-4
Published in: Huisman, J.M., Sherwood, A.R. & Abbott, I.A. (2003). Morphology, reproduction, and the 18S rDNA gene sequence of Pihiella liagoraciphila gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodophyta), the so-called ‘monosporangial discs’ associated with members of the Liagoraceae (Rhodophyta) and proposal of the Pihiellales ord. nov. Journal of Phycology 39: 978-987.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pihiella.
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This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Holotype locality: Mokulë’ia, Oahu, Hawaiian Islands (Huisman, Sherwood & Abbott 2003: 981). Holotype: Maya LeGrande; 5 May 2002; on Liagora valida Harvey from shallow reef flat. IA 28754 (Huisman, Sherwood & Abbott 2003: 981). Notes: The sheet has four specimens of L. valida, each bearing numerous specimens of P. liagoraciphila. Following Article 8.2 (ICBN, Greuter et al. 2000), the holotype can be a single gathering of many small specimens. The holotype also includes a slide preparation made from the above, from which several specimens are illustrated in Figure 2, c, g-r of original paper.
Ballantine, D.L., Ruiz, H. & Aponte, N.E. (2004). Notes on the benthic marine algae of Puerto Rico VIII. Additions to the flora. Botanica Marina 47: 335-340, 11 figs.
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, -591, , pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.
Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. -264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.
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Huisman, J.M., Sherwood, A.R. & Abbott, I.A. (2003). Morphology, reproduction, and the 18S rDNA gene sequence of Pihiella liagoraciphila gen. et sp. nov. (Rhodophyta), the so-called ‘monosporangial discs’ associated with members of the Liagoraceae (Rhodophyta) and proposal of the Pihiellales ord. nov. Journal of Phycology 39: 978-987.
Pueschel, C.M. & Huisman, J.M. (2010). Observation of Pihiella liagoraciphila (Pihiellales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 49(1): 42-47.
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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 24 March 2019.