Audouinella scapae ( ) P.S. 1976
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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium scapae (Lyle) Papenfuss
Kylinia scapae Lyle
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
In Britain, known only from Scapa Flow, Orkeny, the type locality (Dixon & Irvine,1977: 113).
This is a marine species.
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.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 28 June 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 31 January 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 16 April 2021.