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Acrochaetium penetrale (Drew) Papenfuss

Publication details
Acrochaetium penetrale (Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 316

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 Acrochaetium vagum (K.M.Drew) C.-C.Jao

Basionym
Rhodochorton penetrale Drew

Type information
Type locality: La Jolla, California, USA (Drew 1928: 187). Holotype: Gardner, no. 5023; host: Sertularia furcata. UC 294550 (Drew 1928: 187).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also proposed by Taylor (1945: 134).

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 135) lists this species as a currently accepted name. Taylor (1945) cites this as Acrochaetium penetrale (Drew) Taylor, prox.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 November 2018.

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