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Audouinella sparsa (Harvey) P.S.Dixon

Publication details
Audouinella sparsa (Harvey) P.S.Dixon in Parke & P.S.Dixon 1976: 590

Published in: Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Audouinella is Audouinella miniata Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli

Basionym
Callithamnion sparsum Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116). Type: D. Carmichael; TCD (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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