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Avrainvillea obscura (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1887

Publication details
Avrainvillea obscura (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1887: 53

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1887). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Femte afdelningen.). Acta Universitatis Lundensis 23(2): 1-174, 5 plates.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Avrainvillea is Avrainvillea nigricans Decaisne.

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

Basionym
Anadyomene obscura C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Guam, Mariana Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 877). Type: LD (Yoshida 1998: 111).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Anadyomene obscura C.Agardh 1823

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Avrainvillea capituliformis T.Tanaka 1967

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

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