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Colaconema pacificum (Kylin) Woelkerling

Publication details
Colaconema pacificum (Kylin) Woelkerling 1971: 47, figs.17 A-D, 26 A (as 'pacifica' )

Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. (1971). Morphology and taxonomy of the Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 1): 1-91, 27 figs, 2 tables.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Colaconema is Colaconema bonnemaisoniae Batters.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium pacificum Kylin

Basionym
Acrochaetium pacificum Kylin

Type information
Lectotype locality: Brown Island, Washington, U.S.A (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976: 315). Type: on Sertularia at 10-20 m depth. (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976: 315). Notes: Dawson (1953: 29) notes type locality as vicinity of Friday Harbor, Washington (several localities indicated with the original description). According to Woelkerling & Womerlsey in Womersley (1994: 58) the type locality was not specified by Kylin (1925), who listed three localities near Friday Harbour, Washington, U.S.A.: Brown I., Shaw I. and Peavine Pass. They also note that the lectotype may be in LD.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the Pacific Ocean.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

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.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:

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