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Acrochaetium spongicola Weber Bosse

Publication details
Acrochaetium spongicola Weber Bosse 1921: 195, figs 56, 57 (as 'spongicolum' )

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1921). Liste des algues du Siboga. II. Rhodophyceae. Première partie. Protoflorideae, Nemalionales, Cryptonemiales. Vol. 59b pp. 187-310, figs 53-109, Plates VI-VIII. Leiden.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Colaconema spongicola (Weber-vanBosse) Woelkerling 1971
Audouinella spongicola (Weber Bosse) Stegenga 1985

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochortonopsis spongicola Yamada 1944
Acrochaetium spiculiphilum E.Y.Dawson 1953
Audouinella spiculiphila (E.Y.Dawson) Garbary 1987

Nomenclatural notes
The epithet "spongicola" is not declinable. - (25 Mar 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Aru Islands, Indonesia (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 64). Holotype: L (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 64). Notes: Collector: Tissot van Patot (INA).

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Key references
Boney, A.D. & White, E.B. (1967). Observations on an endozoic red alga. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 47: 223-232.

Kitayama, T. (2009). The identity of the endozoic red alga Rhodochortonopsis spongicola Yamada (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the Museum of Natural Sciences, series B 35: 183-187.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:

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