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Acrosorium maculatum (Sonder ex Kützing) Papenfuss

Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Delesseriaceae
Subfamily Phycodryoideae
Tribe Cryptopleureae
Genus Acrosorium


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Acrosorium maculatum (Sonder ex Kützing) Papenfuss
South Africa. 09 Dec 2011. Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za). © Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za).

Acrosorium maculatum (Sonder ex Kützing) Papenfuss
South Africa. Robert Anderson. © Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za).


Acrosorium maculatum (Sonder ex Kützing) Papenfuss South Africa
© Robert Anderson (anderson@botzoo.uct.ac.za)

Publication details
Acrosorium maculatum (Sonder ex Kützing) Papenfuss 1940: 224

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1940). Notes on South African marine algae. I. Botaniska Notiser 1940: 200-226, 16 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrosorium is Acrosorium aglaophylloides Zanardini ex Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Aglaophyllum maculatum Sonder ex Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Cape of Good Hope, South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 445).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spotted, blotched (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Aglaophyllum maculatum Sonder ex Kützing 1866
Nitophyllum uncinatum var. maculatum (Sonder ex Kützing) De Toni 1900

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nitophyllum maculatum Sonder ex Grunow 1867

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrosorium maculatum (Sonder ex Kützing) Papenfuss)
Africa: Angola (Price, John & Lawson 1986, John et al. 2004), Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Namibia (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Rull Lluch 2002, John et al. 2004), South Africa (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Stegenga, Bolton & Anderson 1997, Wynne 2014).

South-west Asia: Oman (Wynne 2018), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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Verified by: 12 March 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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