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Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp

Classification:
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 amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Hideki Yukihira. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1.5 m deep. 23 Oct 1995. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Hawaii; scale is 5 mm. 15 Aug 2011. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
Scott Reef, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp
© ABC Taxa (eric.coppejans@ugent.be).

 

Ceramium diaphanum var. hyalinum Roth

Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1908: 178, pl. 23: fig. 20; pl. 24: figs. 21, 22

Published in: Gepp, A. & Gepp, E.S. (1908). Marine algae (Chlorophyceae and Phaeophyceae) and marine phanerogams of the "Sealark" Expedition, collected by J. Stanley Gardiner, M.A., F.R.S., F.L.S. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Second Series, Botany 7: 163-188, Plates 22-24.
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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.

Basionym
Udotea amadelpha Montagne

Type information
Type locality: Agalega Islands, NE of Madagascar (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 69). Type: Le Duc; PC (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 69). Notes: (see Olsen-Stojkovich 1985: 36).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Udotea amadelpha Montagne 1857

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chloroplegma sordidum Zanardini 1858
Avrainvillea lacerata var. robustior A.Gepp & E.S.Gepp 1911

Habitat notes
In a Chondrophycus papillosus community at depths of about 20-40 cm during low water on a rock flat overlain with calcareous sand and sloping gently seaward; associated with Valonia aegagropila and Halimeda opuntia as well as C. papillosus and often covered with epiphytes, mostly Cladophora, Enteromorpha and Polysiphonia (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (23 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Huisman, J.M., Abbott, I.A., Smith, C.M. (2007). Hawaiian reef plants. pp. [1]-264, numerous colour photographs. Honolulu: A publication of the University of Hawai'i Sea Grant College Program.

Verlaque, M., Langar, H., Ben Hmida, A., Pergent, C. & Pergent, G. (2017). Introduction of a new potential invader into the Mediterranean Sea: the Indo-Pacific Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A. Gepp & E.Gepp (Dichotomosiphonaceae, Ulvophyveae). Cryptogamie Algologie 38(3): 267-281.

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Verlaque, M., Langar, H., Ben Hmida, A., Pergent, C. & Pergent, G. (2017). Introduction of a new potential invader into the Mediterranean Sea: the Indo-Pacific Avrainvillea amadelpha (Montagne) A. Gepp & E.Gepp (Dichotomosiphonaceae, Ulvophyveae). Cryptogamie Algologie 38(3): 267-281.

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