Digenea vieillardii Kützing 1865
Digenea vieillardii Kützing 1865: 11, pl. 28 f-l
Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1863). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu drei und siebenzig neun Algenspecies. Zu der öffentlichen Prüfung sämmtlicher Klassen der Realschule zu Nordhausen. pp. -19. Nordhausen: Realschule zu Nordhausen.
Publication date: Mai 1863
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Digenea simplex (Wulfen) C.Agardh
Type locality: New Caledonia (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540). Holotype: Vieillard; L 940,347-120 (barcode L 0194029) (Millar & Prud'homme van Reine 2005: 540).
Named for Eugène Vieillard (1819-1896), a French naval surgeon and naturalist who collected in New Caledonia and Tahiti and was director of the Jardin Botanique de Caen.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Millar & Prud'homme van Reine (2005: 540) agree with De Toni (1903: 963) in considering this to be a heterotypic synonym of Digenea simplex (Wulfen) C. Agardh.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Nam, K.W. & Kang, P.J. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 4. Rhodophyta: Ceramiales: Rhodomelaceae: 18 genera including Herposiphonia. pp. [1-6], 1-178, figs 1-102. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Millar, A.J.K. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). Marine benthic macroalgae collected by Vieillard from New Caledonia and described as new species by Kützing. Phycologia 44: 536-549.
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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 15 April 2021.