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Acrochaetium obscurum (Drew) Papenfuss

Publication details
Acrochaetium obscurum (Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 316

Published in: Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. 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 Audouinella coccinea (K.M.Drew) Garbary, G.I.Hansen & Scagel

Basionym
Rhodochorton obscurum K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Fort Point, San Francisco; Duxbury Reef, Marin County; Pillar Point, San Mateo County, California (Drew 1928: 193). Type: Gardner, no. 4229; on the stipe of Laminaria Sinclairii. Herb. Univ. Calif 294548 (Drew 1928: 193).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dark, shady, indisctinct (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
See Silva (1979: 316).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 November 2018.

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