Neoabbottiella Perestenko, 1982

Holotype species: Neoabbottiella araneosa (Perestenko) S.C.Lindstrom

Original publication and holotype designation: Perestenko, L.P. (1982). Neoabbottiella Perest. - nomen genericum novum. Novit. Syst. Plant. non Vasc. 19: 30. [in Russian]

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Description: Foliose, orbiculate, entire or cleft, stipitate, attached to basal disc. Medulla filamentous: some cells refractive, some stellate. Rhizoids present. Cortical cells isodiametric, progressively smaller toward cuticle. Female reproductive structures in ampullae. Pericarp and carpostome absent. Spermatangia and tetrasporangia unknown.

Information contributed by: S.C. Lindstrom & J.A. Lewis. The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2010-10-08 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: Known only from the Bering Sea and Sea of Okhotsk in the western North Pacific. This genus may fall within Cryptonemia.

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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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