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Acrochaetium variabile (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith

Publication details
Acrochaetium variabile (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith 1944: 179

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema variabile (K.M.Drew) J.N.Norris

Basionym
Rhodochorton variabile K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Cypress Point, Monterey Co., California, U.S.A (Ricker 1987). Type: Gardner No. 4659; December 1920; on Laminaria andersonii. UC 266281 (Drew 1928: 174).

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

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 138) lists Rhodochorton variabile Drew (1928) as the basionym of this species and lists this species as a synonym of Audouinella plumosa var. variabilis.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

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

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