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Acrochaetium unifilum Levring, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Acrochaetium unifilum Levring 1953: 472, fig. 9, nom. illeg.

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.

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 Audouinella nakamurae (Woelkerling) Garbary

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), one-filamented.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Garbary (1987: 189) notes this species is a later homonym for Acrochaetium unifilum Jao (1936) and was given the name Colaconema nakamurai by Woelkerling (1971).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Cape du Couedic (Kangaroo I.), South Australia (Woelkerling 1971: 46). Holotype: Herbarium T. Levring, Goteborg, Sweden (private collection (Woelkerling 1971: 46). Notes: Isotype: ADU, A19847.

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.

Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 26 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 25 July 2014 by Wendy Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Abdel-Rahman, M.H.M. (1981). Le cycle de développement de l'Acrochaetium unifilum (Rhodophycées, Acrochaetiales). Cryptogamie, Algologie 2: 241-252. [in French, English abstract]
Magne, F. (1981). Remarques sur l'Acrochaetium unifilum (Rhodophycées, Acrochaetiales). Cryptogamie, Algologie 2: 171-178.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.

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