Acrochaetium gracile Børgesen
Acrochaetium gracile Børgesen 1915: 26, figs 19, 20
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1915). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 1-80, Figs 1-86.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema gracile (Børgesen) Ateweberhan & Prud'homme van Reine
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Widespread in warm seas; on a snail's shell with other microscopic algae and on Gelidiopsis acrocarpa (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (28 May 2010) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St. Thomas Harbor, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 8). Type: on Sargassum vulgare. C (presumably) (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 8).
Source of current name
Ateweberhan, M. & Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2005). A taxonomic survey of seaweeds from Eritrea. Blumea 50: 65-111.
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.
Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 24 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 January 2019.