Thuretella F.Schmitz, 1889
Holotype species: Thuretella schousboei (Thuret) F.Schmitz
Original publication and holotype designation: Schmitz, F. (1889). Systematische Übersicht der bisher bekannten Gattungen der Florideen. Flora oder Allgemeine botanische Zeitung 72: 435-456, pl. XXI.
Description: Cylindrical, mucilaginous, richly branched, annulate. Uniaxial, each axial cell bearing four cortical fascicles of subdi-, -trichotomously branched filaments of progressively smaller, subcylindrical cells. Rhizoids cloaking axial filament. Secondary pit connections and cuticle absent. Dioecious. Carpogonial branch and auxiliary cell branch borne on same adventitous filament in inner cortex. Auxiliary cell intercalary. Involucral filaments present. Tetrasporophyte unknown.
Information contributed by: S.C. Lindstrom. The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2017-01-23 by M.D. Guiry.
Taxonomic status: This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Schneider, C.W. & Wynne, M.J. (2007). A synoptic review of the classification of red algal genera a half a century after Kylin's "Die Gattungen der Rhodophyceen". Botanica Marina 50: 197-249.
Comments: Subtidal. Atlantic France, Mediterranean Sea.
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Descriptions of chrysophyte genera were subsequently published in J. Kristiansen & H.R. Preisig (eds.). 2001. Encyclopedia of Chrysophyte Genera. Bibliotheca Phycologica 110: 1-260.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2022