Audouinella porphyrae ( ) 1979
Audouinella porphyrae (Drew) Garbary 1979: 490
Published in: Garbary, D.J. (1979). Numerical taxonomy and generic circumscription in the Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta). Botanica Marina 22: 477-492, 3 figs, 4 tables.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders
Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew
Type locality: Lands End, San Francisco, California (Drew 1928: 189). Holotype: Gardner No. 3276; endophytic. UC 294552 (Drew 1928: 189). Notes: Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley (1994: 71) notes that the type was found in Porphyra perforata .
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of or on the genus Porphyra (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Garbary (1987: 141) lists this as a currently accepted name.
This is a marine species.
Endophytic in Porhyra spp. and Halymenia muelleri (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 71).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Audouinella porphyrae (Drew) Garbary)
North America: Alaska (Scagel & al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989), California (Scagel & al. 1989), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
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:
Created: 31 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 May 2009 by G.M. Guiry
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Tam, C.E., Cole, K.M. & Garbary, D.J. (1987). In situ and in vitro studies on the endophytic red algae Audouinella porphyrae and A. vaga (Acrochaetiales). Canadian Journal of Botany 65: 532-538.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 April 2021.