Chromastrum virgatulum ( )
Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss 1945: 323
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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli
Callithamnion virgatulum Harvey
Type locality: Devonshire, England (Harvey 1833: 349). Type: On Ceramium rubrum. TCD Notes: Torquay, [Wales?]; embedded within a mica slide deposited at the herbarium of TCD (0011750) (Clayden & Saunders, 2014: 226).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 18 May 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 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 22 April 2019.