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Avrainvillea nigricans Decaisne

Classification:
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 Decaisne
Hábito. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

 

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Avrainvillea nigricans Decaisne Hábito. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso
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Publication details
Avrainvillea nigricans Decaisne 1842: 108

Published in: Decaisne, J. (1842). Mémoire sur les corallines ou polypiers calcifères [la seconde partie du "Essais sur une classification des algues et des polypiers calcifères de Lamourous"]. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Seconde Série 18: 96-128.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Avrainvillea.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: West Indies near Guadeloupe (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 877).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Avrainvillea nigricans Decaisne)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960, Schneider 2003).

North America: Florida (FL) (Taylor 1928, Taylor 1960, Dawes 1974), Mexico (Taylor 1960), Mexico (Caribbean) (Taylor 1972).

Central America: Belize (Littler & Littler 1997), Panama (Wysor & Kooistra 2003).

Caribbean Islands: Bahamas (Taylor 1960), Barbados (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Caicos Islands (Taylor 1960), Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000), Cayman Islands (Taylor 1960), Cuba (Taylor 1960, Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014), Curaçao (Fricke et al. 2018), Jamaica (Taylor 1960), Lesser Antilles (Taylor 1960, Taylor 1969), Martinique (Rodríguez-Prieto, Michanek & Ivon 1999, Delnatte & Wynne 2016), Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1930, Taylor 1960, Joly 1965, Oliveira Filho 1977, Moura 2010), Venezuela (Ganesan 1990).

Africa: Kenya (Coppejans, Leliaert & De Clerck 2000, Bolton, Oyieke & Gwanda 2007), Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Tanzania (incl. Zanzibar) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Indian Ocean Islands: Seychelles (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Sahoo et al. 2001, Gupta 2012, Rao & Gupta 2015).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Verheij & Prud'homme van Reine 1993, Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2014), Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Kraft 2007, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman 2015).

Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Tsuda 2006), Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996, South & Skelton 2003), Guam (Lobban & Tsuda 2003), Mariana Islands (Tsuda 2003), Marshall Islands (Taylor 1950 ), New Caledonia (Payri 2007).

Key references
Braune, W. (2008). Meeresalgen. Ein Farbbildführer zu den verbreiteten benthischen Grün- Braun- und Rotalgen der Weltmeere. pp. [1]-596, pls 1-266 (colour photographs). Ruggell: A.R.G. Gantner Verlag.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Huisman, J.M. (2015). Algae of Australia: marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 1. Green and brown algae. pp. [i]-viii, 1-320, 56 figs, 14 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Kraft, G.T. (2007). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of Lord Howe Island and the southern Great Barrier Reef, 1. Green algae. pp. [i-iv], v-vi, 1-347, 110 text-figs; 11 pls. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

Created: 09 March 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 29 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Cabrera, R., Suárez, A.M. & Zayas, C. (2005). Adición a las clorofíceas cubanas: Avrainvillea nigricans f. floridana Littler & M. Littler, 1992 (Chlorophyta, Bryopsidales). Rev. Invest. Mar. 26(1): 81-83.

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