APPLICATION OF MULTIGENE PHYLOGENETICS AND SITE-STRIPPING TO RESOLVE INTRAORDINAL RELATIONSHIPS IN THE RHODYMENIALES (RHODOPHYTA)
Gina V Filloramo, Gary W Saunders
Journal of Phycology | WILEY | Published : 2016
We thank all of the collectors for their efforts and contributions to this study (http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/MAS_Management_OpenDataSet?datasetcode=DSRHDYPHY). Thank you to Chris Lane and Thea Popolizio for supplying collections of L. divaricata from Rhode Island. Our sincerest gratitude to Genevieve Tocci at the FH for organizing a loan of D. coalescens type material. Many thanks to former and current members of the Saunders lab who generated some of the sequence data especially K. Dixon, L. Le Gall, D. McDevit and T. Moore. Thank you to C.W. Schneider for his assistance with Latin nomenclature. Thank you to Hiroshi Kawai for his assistance translating Japanese names assigned to species of Lomentaria. Support for this research was provided by the Canada Research Chair Program, the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, the Red Algal Tree of Life Project (part of the National Science Foundation Assembling the Tree of life activity; AToL), the Canadian Barcode of Life Network and Genome Canada through the Ontario Genomics Institute and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.