SYSTEMATICS OF THE BATRACHOSPERMALES (RHODOPHYTA)—A SYNTHESIS 1

@article{Entwisle2009SYSTEMATICSOT,
  title={SYSTEMATICS OF THE BATRACHOSPERMALES (RHODOPHYTA)—A SYNTHESIS 1},
  author={Timothy J. Entwisle and Morgan L. Vis and Wayne B. Chiasson and Orlando Necchi Jr and Alison R. Sherwood},
  journal={Journal of Phycology},
  year={2009},
  volume={45}
}
Recent molecular and morphological data necessitate a major taxonomic revision of the Batrachospermales, an order of red algae, distributed in freshwater habitats throughout the world. This article is a synthesis of available information with some targeted additional sequence data, resulting in a few relatively conservative taxonomic changes to begin the process of creating a natural taxonomy for the Batrachospermales. To increase the information content of our taxonomic categories, and in… 
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