Apoglossum (J.) J. , 1898
Lectotype species: Apoglossum ruscifolium (Turner) J.Agardh
Original publication:Agardh, J.G. (1898). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Vol. 3, Part 3. De dispositione Delesseriearum curae posteriores. pp. i-vii, 1-239. Lundae [Lund]: apud C.W.K. Gleerup.
Type designated in Kylin, H. (1924). Studien über die Delesseriaceen. Acta Universitatis Lundensis 20(6): 1-111, 80 figs.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
According to Athanasiadis (2016: 1071) the correct citation is Apoglossum (J.Agardh) J.Agardh [it is also on ING card] as Agardh (1898: 190) raised the gubgenus Apoglossum "'Epicrisin scribens jam Sub-Genus proprium quibusdam Speciebus Delesseriae...", Agardh is referring to Delesseria subgenus Apoglossum J.Agardh (1876: 491). Six species were originally included of which Kylin (124: 23) selected A. ruscifolium. - (25 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 11 species names in the database at present, of which 6 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..
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Lin, S.-M., Fredericq, S. & Hommersand, M.H. (2012). Molecular phylogeny and developmental studies of Apoglossum and Paraglossum (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta) with a description of Apoglosseae trib. nov. European Journal of Phycology 47(4): 366-383.
Jeong, S.J., Won, B.Y., Fredericq, S. & Cho, T.O. (2016). Wynneophycus geminatus gen. & comb. nov. (Delesseriaceae, Rhodophyta), based on Hypoglossum geminatum Okamura. Phycologia 55(2): 165-177.
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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