Acrochaetium subsimplex Levring 1953: 473, figs 10A-D, 11
Published in: Levring, T. (1953). The marine algae of Australia. I. Rhodophyta: Goniotrichales, Bangiales and Nemalionales. Arkiv för Botanik, Uppsala Ser. 2, 2: 457-530, 55 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), somewhat simple (Stearn 1973).
Chromastrum subsimplex (Levring) Stegenga & Mulder 1979
Accepted name (Garbary, 1987: 180). According to Woelkerling (1971: 51) this is a synonym of Colaconema tenuissima (Collins) Woelkerling 1971. Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley (1994: 48) cite both these species and Audouinella tenuissima (Collins) Garbary 1987, and Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbe) Nageli 1861 as synonyms of Audouinella secundata (Lyngbe) Dixon in Parke & Dixon 1976. According to Silva et al. (1996: 101) Acrochaetium tenuissima (Collins) Papenfuss is a synonym of Acrochaetium secundatun (Lyngbe) Nageli. - (28 Jul 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Australia: N.E. Tasmania (Silva 1996-to date).
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
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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