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Acrochaetium mediterraneum (Levring) Athanasiadis

Publication details
Acrochaetium mediterraneum (Levring) Athanasiadis 2003: 106

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (2003 '2002'). Taxonomy and systematics of Rhodophyta with reference to the Mediterranean taxa. Flora Mediterranea 12: 93-167.

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 mediterranea Levring

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), Mediterranean Sea (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia mediterranea Levring 1942
Chromastrum mediterranea (Levring) G.De Toni [De Toni fil.] 1947
Audouinella mediterranea (Levring) Ballesteros 1985

Taxonomic notes
The combination in Acrochaetium proposed by Boudouresque (1970: 480) may not be valid because it was published in a thesis.

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.

Boudouresque, C.-F. (1970). Recherches de bionomie analytique, structurale et expérimentales sur les peuplements benthiques sciaphiles de Méditerranée occidentale (fraction algale). Thesis. . Marseille: Univ. D'Aix - Marseille II.

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

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