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- Salomaki, Eric D.; Lane, Christopher E.
- Journal of phycology 2019 v.55 no.2 pp. 279-288
- Choreocolax; Harveyella; algae; genes; hosts; parasites; parasitism; photosynthesis; phylogeny; plastid genome; plastids; spores; taxonomy; terminology
- ... Parasitism is a life strategy that has repeatedly evolved within the Florideophyceae. Historically, the terms adelphoparasite and alloparasite have been used to distinguish parasites based on the relative phylogenetic relationship of host and parasite. However, analyses using molecular phylogenetics indicate that nearly all red algal parasites infect within their taxonomic family, and a range of r ...