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Acrochaetium spiculiphilum E.Y.Dawson

Publication details
Acrochaetium spiculiphilum E.Y.Dawson 1953: 22, pl. 10: figs 2-4

Published in: Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
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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 Acrochaetium spongicola Weber Bosse

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Bahía de San Quintín, Baja California, Mexico Holotype: April, 1951; In a fragment of a sponge of the genus Haliclona from drift.. AHF vial 2294, slides 1688-1689 (Dawson 1953: 22).

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Key references
Boney, A.D. & White, E.B. (1967). Observations on an endozoic red alga. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 47: 223-232.

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.

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