Book ID: 91350
Nemaliales, by John M. Huisman. 2006. 23 col. photographs on plates. 51 line drawings. VII, 152 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
The Nemaliales is one of the most diverse and significant orders of redalgae in Australian waters. This volume documents 3 families,20 genera and 55 species of Australian Nemaliales. Introductorychapters to the history, structure, reproduction and relationships ofthe orders is followed by advice on the microscopical examination ofspecimens, identification keys to families, genera and species, andcomprehensive description of each taxon. Appendices include thedescription of the new genus Titanophycus and DNA sequence analyses ofthe evolutionary relationships of the order.