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Audouinella parvula (Kylin) P.S.Dixon 1976

Publication details
Audouinella parvula (Kylin) 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 parvulum (Kylin) Hoyt

Chantransia parvula Kylin

Type information
Lectotype locality: Väderöarna, Kristineberg, Halland (Athanasiadis 1996: 19). Lectotype: the original illustration of Kylin (1906, fig. 9), in the absence of material. (epitype) (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 105). Notes: "Bohuslän: Väderöarne, Kristineberg; Halland: Fjordskär, Varberg (spärlich-allgemein)." (Kylin 1906: 124).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 133) lists this species as a currently accepted name. Lawson & John (1987: 157) make the following remarks: "This species is possibly no more than a small form of Audouinella hallandica (Woelkerling, pers. comm.)."

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Audouinella parvula (Kylin) P.S.Dixon)
Arctic: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) (Gulliksen & al. 1999).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1986).

Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995), Britain (Dixon & Irvine 1977, Guiry 1997), France (Báez et al 2005a, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007), Germany (Ludwig & Schnittler 1996), Ireland (Pybus 1977, Dixon & Irvine 1977, Guiry 1978, De Valéra & al. 1979), Italy (Furnari & al. 2003, Báez et al 2005a), Spain (Ballesteros 1983, Boisset & Barceló 1984, Gallardo & al. 1985, Soto & Conde 1989, Rull Lluch & Gómez Garreta 1990, Ballesteros 1990, Conde & al. 1996, Báez et al 2005a), Spitsbergen (Vinogradova 1995).

Africa: Algeria (Báez et al 2005a), Cameroon (Lawson & John 1987), Morocco (Báez et al 2005a).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Selivanova 2002).

Source of current name
Hoyt, W.D. (1920). Marine algae of Beaufort, N.C., and adjacent regions. Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Fisheries 36: 367-556, I-V (index), 47 figs, 9 tables, Plates LXXXIV-CXIX, 3 maps.

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

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