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- Saunders, Gary W.; Wadland, Katelyn L.; Salomaki, Eric D.; Lane, Christopher E.
- Botany 2017 v.95 no.6 pp. 561-566
- DNA barcoding; Florideophyceae; algae; epiphytes; fauna; flora; genes; new order; phylogeny; surveys
- ... Routine DNA barcode surveys of red algae can occasionally yield contaminant sequences owing to the diverse epi/endo flora and fauna that can inhabit these species. Often discarded as nuisance data, further exploration in this study led to the discovery of an unusual red alga with a highly characteristic vegetative development in which the diminutive primary vegetative filaments are terminated by d ...