Audouinella sparsa ( ) P.S. 1976
Audouinella sparsa (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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli
Callithamnion sparsum Harvey
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116). Type: D. Carmichael; TCD (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Audouinella sparsa (Harvey) P.S.Dixon)
Europe: Britain (Dixon & Irvine 1977, Guiry 1997), Ireland (Dixon & Irvine 1977, Guiry 1978, Morton 1994), Spain (Bárbara & Cremades 1996).
North America: Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).
Source of current name
Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 15 March 1999 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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 January 2021.