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Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Acrochaetiales
Family Acrochaetiaceae
Genus Audouinella

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Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Basal system. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Showing pit connections. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Basal system. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Basal system. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Apical view of filaments. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse
Tuft of filaments at low magnification. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

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Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse Tuft of filaments at low magnification. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse 1921: 191

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1921). Liste des algues du Siboga. II. Rhodophyceae. Première partie. Protoflorideae, Nemalionales, Cryptonemiales. Vol. 59b pp. 187-310, figs 53-109, Plates VI-VIII. Leiden.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Audouinella is Audouinella miniata Bory.

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

Basionym
Chantransia pygmaea Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Steinen in Wasserleitungen bei Schleusingen" [Germany: Thüringer Wand] (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype, designated by Necchi et al. (1993): L 940285 (Necchi & Zucchi 1995: 210). Notes: IT: UC522268 (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia pygmaea Kützing 1843
Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli 1862
Pseudochantransia pygmaea (Kützing) Brand 1897

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia leibleinii Kützing 1845
Pseudochantransia leibleinii (Kützing) Israelson 1942
Audouinella chalybaea var. leibleinii (Kützing) Margalef 1955
Audouinella leibleinii (Kützing) Palmer 1958

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Chen, L., Feng, J, Han X.-J. & Xie, S.-L. (2014). Investigation of a freshwater acrochaetioid alga (Rhodophyta) with molecular and morphological methods. Nordic Journal of Botany on line: .

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

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

Necchi, O., Jr & Zucchi, M.R. (1995). Systematics and distribution of freshwater Audouinella (Acrochaetiaceae, Rhodophyta) in Brazil. European Journal of Phycology 30(3): 209-218, 15 figs, 2 tables.

Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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