Audouinella daviesii ( )
Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1984,
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga
Conferva daviesii Dillwyn
Lectotype locality: probably north Wales (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 97). Lectotype: BM (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 52). Notes: This type locality was first described by Dixon & L.Irvine (1977b: 90) (Silva et al., 1996). According to Woelkerling & Womersley in Womerley (1994: 52) the type material is from Ireland or Wales (Swansea) (see Woelkerling, 1973b: 552, 594; Dixon & Irvine, 1977b: 90). [ Holotype: NMW; Type Locality: Bantry Bay , Ireland (Hutchins) (Womersley, 1971: 29].
Garbary (1987: 54) records this species as being a currently accepted name with Colaconema daviesii as a synonym.
This is a marine species.
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).
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.
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: 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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