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Digenea vieillardii Kützing 1865

Publication details
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. [1]-19. Nordhausen: Realschule zu Nordhausen.

Publication date: Mai 1863

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Digenea is Digenea simplex (Wulfen) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Digenea simplex (Wulfen) C.Agardh

Type information
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).

Eponomy
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.

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

Taxonomic notes
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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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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