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Avrainvillea canariensis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Dichotomosiphonaceae
Genus Avrainvillea


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Avrainvillea canariensis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Cabo Girão, Madeira. 01 Jun 2018. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves .

Avrainvillea canariensis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Cabo Girão, Madeira. 01 Jun 2018. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves .

Avrainvillea canariensis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Cabo Girão, Madeira. 01 Jun 2018. Pedro Neves. © Pedro Neves .


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Avrainvillea canariensis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp Cabo Girão, Madeira
© Pedro Neves

Publication details
Avrainvillea canariensis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1911: 34, 138, pl. 11: figs 97, 98

Published in: Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1911). The Codiaceae of the Siboga Expedition including a monograph of Flabellarieae and Udoteae Siboga-Expeditie Monographie LXII. pp. 1-150, 22 pls. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Avrainvillea is Avrainvillea nigricans Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in or from the Canary Islands (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
John et al. (2004) cite Rhipilia tomentosa Kütz. as a synonym of this species.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Telde, Las Palmas, Canry Islands

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Avrainvillea canariensis A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp)
Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Haroun et al. 2002, Moreira-Reyes et al 2003, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John et al. 2004, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2007, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (Ribero et al. 2019).

Created: 17 October 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 02 October 2016 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

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Ribeiro, C., Neto, A.I., Moreu, I., Haroun, R. & Neves, P. (2018). A new signal of marine tropicalization in the Macaronesia region: First record of the mesophotic macroalga Avrainvillea canariensis A. Gepp & E.S. Gepp in the Madeira archipelago. Aquatic Botany 153: 40-43, 1 pl.

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