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Audouinella virgatula (Harvey) P.S.Dixon 1976

Publication details
Audouinella virgatula (Harvey) P.S.Dixon in Parke & P.S.Dixon 1976: 590

Published in: Parke, M. & Dixon, P.S. (1976). Check-list of British marine algae - third revision. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 56: 527-594.
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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 Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli

Basionym
Callithamnion virgatulum Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Devonshire, England (Harvey 1833: 349). Type: On Ceramium rubrum. TCD Notes: Torquay, [Wales?]; embedded within a mica slide deposited at the herbarium of TCD (0011750) (Clayden & Saunders, 2014: 226).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Audouinella virgatula (Harvey) P.S.Dixon)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Viera-Rodriguez et al. 1987), Salvage Islands (Audiffred & Weisscher 1984, Price, John & Lawson 1986).

Europe: Balearic Islands (Rull Lluch, Gómez Garreta & Ribera Siguán 1987, Ballesteros 1992, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b), Britain (Dixon & Irvine 1977, Guiry 1997), France (Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007, Anon. 2017), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Greece (Athanasiadis 1987), Ireland (Guiry 1978, De Valéra & al. 1979, Morton 1994), Italy (Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999, Rindi, Sartoni & Cinelli 2002, Furnari & al. 2003, Furnari & al. 2003, Furnari & al. 2003, Furnari & al. 2003, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Serio et al 2006), Spain (Ballesteros 1984, Gallardo & al. 1985, Soto & Conde 1989, Ballesteros 1990, Guillermes, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1994, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b).

Africa: Algeria (Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b), Mauritania (Price, John & Lawson 1986), Morocco (Báez et al. 2005b), Tunisia (Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b).

Source of current name
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.

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

Serio, D., Alongi, G., Catra, M., Cormaci, M. & Furnari, G. (2006). Changes in the benthic algal flora of Linosa Island (Straits of Sicily, Mediterranean Sea). Botanica Marina 49: 135-144.

Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 27 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 September 2020.

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