Audouinella membranacea ( ) 1945
Audouinella membranacea (Magnus) Papenfuss 1945: 326
Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rubrointrusa membranacea (Magnus) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders
Callithamnion membranaceum Magnus
Lectotype locality: Off Korsör, Denmark (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 101). Lectotype: original illustration (Magnus, 1875, pl. 2, fig. 8), in the absence of material: (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 101). Notes: Denmark: Korsor near Haddockbank, North Sea (INA).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), membranous (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Garbary (1987: 112) lists this species as a currently accepted name.
Endozoic in Sertularia, in the sublittoral, to 30 m; also some reports of its occurrence in sponges (Dixon & Irvine 1977). - (26 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2010). Recognition of Rubrointrusa membranacea gen. et comb. nov., Rhodonematella subimmersa gen. et comb. nov. (with a reinterpretation of the life history) and the Meiodiscaceae fam. nov. within the Palmariales (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 49(3): 283-300.
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, -252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.
Created: 10 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 April 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 05 May 2021.