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Acrochaetium americanum (C.-C.Jao) Papenfuss

Publication details
Acrochaetium americanum (C.-C.Jao) Papenfuss 1945: 312

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.

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 Colaconema americanum C.-C.Jao

Basionym
Colaconema americanum C.-C.Jao

Type information
Type locality: Gay Head, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 95).17 July 1934; Found very abundantly in Asparagopsis hamifera (Hariot) Okamura. (Jao 1936: 229). Notes: Type in C.-C. Jao collections and Herb. Univ. Mich., Woods Hole No. 272.

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Jao, C.-C. (1936). New Rhodophyceae from Woods Hole. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 63: 237-257, pls 10-13.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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