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Rhodochorton hirsutum K.M.Drew

Publication details
Rhodochorton hirsutum K.M.Drew 1928: 166, 167, pl. 37, figs 12-14

Published in: Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, Plates 37-48.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium microscopicum (Nägeli ex Kützing) Nägeli

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hairy.

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 86) cites this species as the basionym of Audouinella hirsuta (Drew) Garbary, Hansen & Scagel (1982).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Vancouver Island (Drew 1928: 167). Type: on Polysiphonia subulata. Collins, Holden & Setchell, Phyco. Bor.Amer. (Exsicc.) no. 1796 (Drew 1928: 167). Notes: Collector: John Macoun (INA).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton hirsutum K.M.Drew)
North America: British Columbia (Drew 1928).

Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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