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Avrainvillea nigricans f. fulva M.Howe 1908

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Bryopsidales
Family Dichotomosiphonaceae
Genus Avrainvillea


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Avrainvillea nigricans f. fulva M.Howe
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Publication details
Avrainvillea nigricans f. fulva M.Howe in Collins, Holden & Setchell 1908: no. 1480

Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1908). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XXX-XXXI, Nos 1451-1550. Malden, Massachusetts.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Avrainvillea is Avrainvillea nigricans Decaisne.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Avrainvillea fulva (M.Howe) D.S.Littler & Littler

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Littler, D.S. & Littler, M.M. (1992). Systematics of Avrainvillea (Bryopsidiales, Chlorophyta) in the tropical western Atlantic. Phycologia 31: 375-418.

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