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First record of Contarinia squamariae (Rhizophyllidaceae, Rhodophyta) from Portugal: description of morphological and reproductive structures

Estibaliz Berecibar, Michael J. Wynne and Rui Santos
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The red algal species Contarinia squamariae (Rhizophyllidaceae, Gigartinales) is newly reported from the European Atlantic coast off southern and southwestern Portugal. Tetrasporangiate, spermatangial, and female/cystocarpic specimens were found growing closely attached to Peyssonnelia squamaria, and a non-reproductive specimen was found attached to Sphaerococcus coronopifolius.

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Received: 2008-8-13
Accepted: 2008-11-12
Published Online: 2009-02-01
Published in Print: 2009-02-01

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