Acrochaetium obscurum ( )
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], -130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Audouinella coccinea (K.M.Drew) Garbary, G.I.Hansen & Scagel
Rhodochorton obscurum K.M.Drew
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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
See Silva (1979: 316).
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 15 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 October 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2019.