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Acrochaetium scapae (Lyle) Papenfuss

Publication details
Acrochaetium scapae (Lyle) Papenfuss 1945: 307

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

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
Kylinia scapae Lyle

Type information
Type locality: Scapa Flow, Orkeny Islands, scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 113). Lectotype: BM Sliude 3713 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 113).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), of Scapa Flow, Orkney Islands, Scotland.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Kylinia scapae Lyle 1929
Audouinella scapae (Lyle) P.S.Dixon 1976

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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

Hwang, I.-K. & Kim, H.-S. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 2. Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae, Nemaliophycidae: Acrochaetiales, Colaconematales, Palmariales, Nemaliales. Nemalian red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-111, figs 1-66. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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