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Audouinella macrospora (Wood) Sheath & Burkholder 1985

Publication details
Audouinella macrospora (Wood) Sheath & Burkholder 1985: 111 (table 1)

Published in: Sheath, R.G. & Burkholder, J.M. (1985). Characteristics of softwater streams in Rhode Island. II. Composition and seasonal dynamics of macroalgal communities. Hydrobiologia 128: 109-118.

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 Batrachospermum macrosporum Montagne

Chantransia macrospora H.C.Wood

Type information
Type locality: USA, South Carolina, Aiken (Necchi & Zucchi 1995: 210). Lectotype, designated by Necchi et al., 1993: H.W. Ravenel 160; 5.xi.1869; PH (Necchi & Zucchi 1995: 210).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Chen, L., Feng, J, Han X.-J. & Xie, S.-L. (2014). Investigation of a freshwater acrochaetioid alga (Rhodophyta) with molecular and morphological methods. Nordic Journal of Botany on line: .

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

Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

Necchi, O., Jr & Zucchi, M.R. (1995). Systematics and distribution of freshwater Audouinella (Acrochaetiaceae, Rhodophyta) in Brazil. European Journal of Phycology 30(3): 209-218, 15 figs, 2 tables.

Created: 20 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 26 February 2015 by G.M. Guiry

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Necchi, O., Jr & Zucchi, M.R. (1997). Audouinella macrospora (Acrochaetiaceae, Rhodophyta) is the Chantransia stage of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermaceae). Phycologia 36: 220-224, 8 figs, 2 tables.
Pueschel, C.M., Saunders, G.W. & West, J.A. (2000). Affinities of the freshwater red alga Audouinella macrospora (Florideophyceae, Rhodophyta) and related forms based on SSU rRNA gene sequence analysis and pit plug ultrastructure. Journal of Phycology 36: 433-439.

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G.M. 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 27 September 2021.

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