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Audouinella simplex (K.M.Drew) Garbary, G.I.Hansen & Scagel 1983

Publication details
Audouinella simplex (K.M.Drew) Garbary, G.I.Hansen & Scagel 1983: 51, fig. 21

Published in: Garbary, D.J., Hansen, G.I. & Scagel, R.F. (1983). The marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington: division Rhodophyta (red algae), class Florideophyceae, orders Acrochaetiales and Nemaliales. Syesis 15 (Suppl. 1): 1-102, 40 figs.

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 garbaryi P.W.Gabrielson

Basionym
Rhodochorton simplex K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Santa Monica, California, U.S.A. (Womersley 1994: 50). Holotype: epiphytic on Ectocarpus sp. (epitype) M.G. Fowler; UC 276666 (Drew 1928: 166).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), simple, undivided, unbranched, of one piece or series, not consisting of several distinct parts (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 172) lists the basionym of this species as Rhodochorton simplex Drew (1928). According to South & Skelton (2003), Rhodochorton simplex Drew 1928 and Audouinella thuretii (Bornet ) Woelkerling 1971 are synonyms of this species.

Distributional notes
South & Skelton (2003) note that records need verification.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

Key references
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:

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