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Audouinella infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) P.S.Dixon 1976

Publication details
Audouinella infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) 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 Colaconema infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Woelkerling

Basionym
Acrochaetium infestans M.Howe & Hoyt

Type information
Type locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, U.S.A. (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99). Lectotype: NY (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99).

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in the western Sargasso Sea. Rhodora 75: 78-101, 8 figs.

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

Kloczcova, N.G. (1996). Flora vodoroslei makrofitov Tatarskogo Proliva i osobennosti ee formirovanija [Macrophyte algal flora of Tatars Gulf (Sea of Japan) and peculiarities of its formation]. pp. 1-289. Vladivostock: Dalnauka. [in Russian]

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