Audouinella purpurea (Lightfoot) Woelkerling 1973

Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvingeupper intertidal, North of Galicia, Spain, 2014Ignacio Barbara

Publication Details
Audouinella purpurea (Lightfoot) Woelkerling 1973: 536

Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The morphology and systematics of the Audouinella complex (Acrochaetiaceae, Rhodophyta) in northeastern United States. Rhodora 75: 529-621, 83 figs.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Audouinella is Audouinella miniata Bory.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Byssus purpurea Lightfoot

Type Information
Type locality: "Upon the base of the Abbott MacKinnon’s tomb in the ruin'd abbey at J-Columb-Kill"; (Index Nominum Algarum) Type: Probably destroyed (Conway & Knaggs, 1966); Notes: The Abbott MacKinnon’s tomb has now been enclosed and no trace of the original population remains (fide David Fewer).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), purple (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 18 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 18 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 09 February 2023

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