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Audouinella daviesii (Dillwyn) Woelkerling 1971

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 daviesii (Dillwyn) Woelkerling
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1984,. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Audouinella daviesii (Dillwyn) Woelkerling
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1984,. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Audouinella daviesii (Dillwyn) Woelkerling
Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1984,. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Audouinella daviesii (Dillwyn) Woelkerling
microscope, North of Portugal, Vilachá, 2006; monosporangia. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Leptolyngbya frigida (F.E.Fritsch) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1984,
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Audouinella daviesii (Dillwyn) Woelkerling 1971: 28, figs 7, 22

Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. (1971). Morphology and taxonomy of the Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 1): 1-91, 27 figs, 2 tables.

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 Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga

Basionym
Conferva daviesii Dillwyn

Type information
Syntype localities: "One Marine Algae [probably Swansea, Wales]; Rev. Hugh Davies. Bantry Bay [Co Cork, Ireland]; Miss [Ellen] Hutchins. At Brighton [Sussex, England] Mr [William] Borrer (Dillwyn 1809: 73). Lectotype: BM (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 90). Notes: Dixon & Irvine (1977: 90) mention a lectotype at BM which was probably collected at Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales, where the Rev. Davies lived from 1801 (Wikipedia).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium radicans (Harvey) J.Agardh 1892
Acrochaetium villiforme Levring 1953

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 54) records this species as being a currently accepted name with Colaconema daviesii as a synonym.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Habitat
Usually occurs in the upper sublittoral in southern Australia but has been recorded from the lower eulittoral and from depths of 10 m (Womersley 1994: 52).

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Source of current name
Stegenga, H. (1985). The marine Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) of southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 51: 291-330, 25 figs, 1 table.

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

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:

Zeng, C. (Tseng, C.K.), Luan, R., Chen, Z. & Li, W. (2005). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. II Acrochaetiales Nemaliales Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [i-vii], i-xxiii, 1-180 , pls I-VIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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