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Audouinella scapae (Lyle) P.S.Dixon 1976

Publication details
Audouinella scapae (Lyle) 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.
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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 Acrochaetium scapae (Lyle) Papenfuss

Basionym
Kylinia scapae Lyle

Type information
Type locality: Scapa Flow, Orkeny Islands, scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 113). Lectotype: BM Sliude 3713 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 113).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

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

Distributional notes
In Britain, known only from Scapa Flow, Orkeny, the type locality (Dixon & Irvine,1977: 113).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

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

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