Audouinella hermannii (Roth) Duby 1830

Audouinella hermannii (Roth) Duby

Current name: Audouinella hermannii (Roth) Duby
prox. Freshwater aquarium, Cambridge, UK. Collected by Hilary Belcher and Erica Swale. - 12 July 2011. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Audouinella hermannii (Roth) Duby 1830: 972

Published in: Duby, J.É. (1830). Augusti Pyrami de Candolle Botanicon gallicum seu synopsis plantarum in flora gallica descriptarum. Editio secunda. Ex herbariis et schedis Candollianis. Pars secunda plantas cellulares continens. pp. vi, [545]-1068, lviii. Paris: VF Desray.

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Publication date: 1830

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Audouinella is Audouinella miniata Bory.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Conferva hermannii Roth

Type Information
Type locality: "...legit ad rotam molendinariam in Alsatia." [Alsace, France]; (Roth 1797: 180) Neotype (designated by Necchi 1993 from Bremen, Germany): Ludolph Christian Treviranus; watermill; B; 28258 (Necchi, Sheath & Cole 1993) Notes: Necchi & Zucchi (1995) give the following data: "Germany, Bremen near to Molendinas, L. Treviranus, B 28258" and they note that a neotype was designated by Necchi et al. (1993). It appears that the neotype specimen was collected by Ludolph Christian Treviranus (18 September 1779 in Bremen – 6 May 1864 in Bonn) was a German botanist born in Bremen. He was a younger brother to naturalist Gottfried Reinhold Treviranus (1776–1837). "moledina" is Latin for watermills ("molendina aquaticum").

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 09 August 2022

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