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Audouinella purpurea (Lightfoot) Woelkerling 1973

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 purpurea (Lightfoot) Woelkerling
North Portugal, Viana do Castelo, upper intertidal, 2002. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Audouinella purpurea (Lightfoot) Woelkerling
Spain, Galicia, A Coruña, Ría de A Coruña, 1992, upper intertidal. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

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Helminthocladia californica (J.Agardh) Kylin

Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Audouinella purpurea (Lightfoot) Woelkerling 1973: 536

Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The morphology and systematics of the Audouinella complex (Acrochaetiaceae, Rhodophyta) in northeastern United States. Rhodora 75: 529-621, 83 figs.

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 Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Basionym
Byssus purpurea Lightfoot

Type information
Type locality: ‘Upon the base of the Abbott MacKinnon’s tomb in the ruined Abbey at Y-Columb-Kill’ Type: Probably destroyed (Conway & Knaggs, 1966) Notes: The Abbott MacKinnon’s tomb has now been enclosed and no trace of the original population remains (fide David Fewer).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Rosenvinge, L.K. (1900). Note sur une Floridée aérienne (Rhodochorton islandicum nov. sp.). Botanisk Tidsskrift 23(1): 61-81.

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

Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2002). A re-classification of the Acrochaetiales based on molecular and morphological data, and establishment of the Colaconematales, ord. nov.. British Phycological Journal 37: 463-475.

Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Boney, A.D. (1980). Mineral deposition and stratification in tufted growths of Audouinella purpurea (Lightf.) Woelkerling. Annals of Botany 45: 713-715.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 June 2021.

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