Acrochaete marchantiae ( & N.L.Gardner) R. &
Acrochaete marchantiae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) R.Nielsen & McLachlan 1986: 516, 517, figs 3-14
Original publication: Nielsen, R. & McLachlan, J. (1986). Acrochaete marchantiae comb. nov. and Trichothyra irregularis gen. et. sp. nov. with notes on other species of small filamentous green algae from St. Lucia (West Indies). Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 515-524.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Ulvella marchantiae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B Wysor
Type locality: La Paz, Lower California, Mexico (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 720). Holotype: Marchant No. 68x; May; Growing on various species of Laurencia. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 720). Notes: The authors do not give an herbarium location for the type. Type: CAS (in UC); collected by Dr and Mrs Marchant in 1917 (INA). Holotype: UC #221049 (Nielsen et al. 2013: 51)
Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Marchantia.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a Marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaete marchantiae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) R.Nielsen & McLachlan)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2011).
Source of synonymy
Nielsen, R., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Daugbjerg, N., O'Kelly, C.J. & Wysor, B. (2013). Revision of the genus Ulvella (Ulvellaceae, Ulvophyceae) based on morphology and tufA gene sequences of species in culture, with Acrochaete and Pringsheimiella placed in synonymy. Phycologia 52(1): 37-56.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acrochaete&species=marchantiae
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Acrochaete&Species=marchantiae
Created: 30 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 08 March 2013 by Wendy Guiry
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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Nielsen, R. & McLachlan, J. (1986). Acrochaete marchantiae comb. nov. and Trichothyra irregularis gen. et. sp. nov. with notes on other species of small filamentous green algae from St. Lucia (West Indies). Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 515-524.
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:89196