Colaconema tenuissimum (Collins)
Colaconema tenuissimum (Collins) Woelkerling 1971: 51, fig. 21
Published in: Woelkerling, W.J. (1971). Morphology and taxonomy of the Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in southern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany (Suppl. 1): 1-91, 27 figs, 2 tables.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium tenuissimum (Collins) Papenfuss
Type locality: San Pedro, California, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 101). Type: FH (Woelkerling 1971: 52). Notes: Material from the type collection is distributed in Phycotheca Boreali Americana, No. 741 (Woelkerling, 1971: 52). Collector: Miss S.P. Monks, Nov. 1898 (INA). Growing on Phyllospadix on the flats at the entrance to the harbor (Drew, 1928).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
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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