Holotype species: Irtugovia shimamurana (Nagai) Perestenko
Original publication and holotype designation: Perestenko, L.P. (1996). Krasnyye vodorosli dal'nevostochnykh morey Rossii [Red algae of the Far-Eastern Seas of Russia]. pp. 330, 1 insert, 8 figures, 60 plates. Saint Petersburg: Izdatel'stvo OL'GA. [in Russian]
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Perestenko, L.P. (1996). Krasnyye vodorosli dal'nevostochnykh morey Rossii [Red algae of the Far-Eastern Seas of Russia]. pp. 330, 1 insert, 8 figures, 60 plates. Saint Petersburg: Izdatel'stvo OL'GA. [in Russian]
Numbers of names and species: There are 3 species names in the database at present, of which 1 has 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..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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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.
Wynne, M.J. & Schneider, C.W. (2010). Addendum to the synoptic review of red algal genera. Botanica Marina 53: 291-299.
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 April 2021 by E.A. Molinari Novoa
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.