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Acrochaetium sinicola (E.Y.Dawson) Papenfuss

Publication details
Acrochaetium sinicola (E.Y.Dawson) Papenfuss 1945: 317 (sinicolum)

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

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 sinicola (E.Y.Dawson) J.N.Norris

Basionym
Rhodochorton sinicola E.Y.Dawson

Type information
Type locality: Isla Turner, near Isla Tiburón, Sonora, Mexico Holotype: AHF Dawson 739-40 (slides 029, 032, 033) (Dawson 1953: 26). Notes: Dawson (1944: 256) notes that the type specimen (D. 739) was collected on 18 July 1940, that it was found on Dictyota and that it is located in Herb. AHF no. 17.

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

General environment
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.

(as Acrochaetium sinicola (E.Y.Dawson) Papenfuss)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016).

South-east Asia: Philippines (Silva, Meñez & Moe 1987, Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).

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

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Salvador Valenzuela Miranda in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.

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