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Acrochaetium macula (Rosenvinge) Hamel

Publication details
Acrochaetium macula (Rosenvinge) Hamel 1927: 97

Published in: Hamel, G. (1927). Recherches sur les genres Acrochaetium Naeg. et Rhodochorton Naeg. Published Ph.D. thesis. pp. i-v, 1-117, 47 figs. Saint-Lô: Imprimerie R. Jaqueline, rue des Images, 23.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Chantransia macula Rosenvinge

Type information
Type locality: Gjenild Klint, Kattegat, Denmark (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 63). Holotype: C (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 63). Notes: Gjerrild Klint (INA). [Klint = cliff (Danish)].

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), spot, blotch, mesh of network (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia macula Rosenvinge 1909
Rhodochorton macula (Rosenvinge) Rosenvinge 1935
Chromastrum macula (Rosenvinge) Papenfuss 1945
Kylinia macula (Rosenvinge) Papenfuss 1947
Colaconema maculum (Rosenvinge) Woelkerling 1971
Audouinella macula (Rosenvinge) Garbary 1979

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium subreductum Levring 1953
Audouinella subreducta (Levring) Garbary 1979
Chromastrum subreductum (Levring) Stegenga & Mulder 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

Nielsen, R., Kristiansen, A., Mathiesen, L. & Mathiesen, H. (1995). Distributional index of the benthic marine macroalgae of the Baltic Sea area. Acta Botanica Fennica 155: 1-70.

Zeng, C. (Tseng, C.K.), Luan, R., Chen, Z. & Li, W. (2005). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. II Acrochaetiales Nemaliales Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [i-vii], i-xxiii, 1-180 , pls I-VIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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