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Audouinella gracilis (Børgesen) Jaasund, nom. inval. 1977

Publication details
Audouinella gracilis (Børgesen) Jaasund 1977: 415, nom. inval. (as 'gracile' )

Published in: Jaasund, E. (1977). Marine algae in Tanzania VII. Botanica Marina 20: 415-425.

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 gracile (Børgesen) Ateweberhan & Prud'homme

Basionym
Acrochaetium gracile Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: St. Thomas Harbor, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 8). Type: on Sargassum vulgare. C (presumably) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 8).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia gracilis (Børgesen) De Toni 1924

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: basionym not cited, fide INA. - (24 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Gil-Rodriguez & Afonso-Carillo (1980) reported this species as Audouinella gracilis (Børgesen) Garbary. Garbary (1987: 78) lists this species as a currently accepted name with Acrochaetium gracile as a synonym.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Ateweberhan, M. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). A taxonomic survey of seaweeds from Eritrea. Blumea 50: 65-111.

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

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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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 27 September 2021.

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