Rhipidosiphon lewmanomontiae sp. nov. (Bryopsidales, Chlorophyta), a calcified udoteacean alga from the central Indo-Pacific based on morphological and molecular investigations
Eric Coppejans, Frederik Leliaert, Heroen Verbruggen, Anchana Prathep, Olivier De Clerck
Phycologia | INT PHYCOLOGICAL SOC | Published : 2011
We gratefully acknowledge Sofie D'hondt for generating the sequence data. We thank Diane and Mark Littler for providing collections of R. javensis, Klaas Pauly for a collection of R. lewmanomontiae from Japan, and Brian Wysor for providing information on R. floridensis. The Excellence Center for Biodiversity of Peninsular Thailand, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Natural History Museum, the Biodiversity Research and Training Program, TOTAL Foundation, Ghent University and Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) are acknowledged for support. HV and FL are postdoctoral fellows of the FWO. Prince of Songkla University and the Faculty of Science subsidized AP to work at Ghent University under the Prince of Songkla University MOU Foreign Collaboration Grant.