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Acrocystis nana Zanardini

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae
Order Ceramiales
Family Rhodomelaceae
Genus Acrocystis

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Acrocystis nana Zanardini
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Acrocystis nana Zanardini
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Acrocystis nana Zanardini
KwaZulu-Natal. O. Dargent. © O. Dargent.

 

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Acrocystis nana Zanardini Tanzania
© Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se)

Publication details
Acrocystis nana Zanardini 1872: 145, pl. VIII: A [8: A]

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1872). Phycearum indicarum pugillus a Cl. Eduardo Beccari ad Borneum, Sincapoore et Ceylanum annis MDCCCLXV-VI-VII collectarum quas cognitas determinavit, novasque descripsit iconibusque illustrare curavit Joannes Zanardini. Memorie del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 17: 129-170, 12 pls.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acrocystis.

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

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

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Tangion Datu" [Cape Datu), boundary between Sarawak, Malaysia and West Kalimantan, Indonesia] (Zanardini 1878: 145). Type: MCVE? (Yoshida 1998: 1007).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2018). Algae of Australia. Marine benthic algae of north-western Australia. 2. Red algae. pp. [i]-xii, 1-672, 189 figs. Canberra & Melbourne: ABRS & CSIRO Publishing.

Okamura, K. (1907). Icones of Japanese algae. Vol. I pp. 23-49, pls VI-X. Tokyo: The Author.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2011). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VII Ceramiales Rhodomelaceae. pp. [i]-xxi, 1-212, pls I-XIII. Beijing: Science Press.

Created: 27 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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

Cordero, P.A., Jr (1981). Phycological observations, XIV: Acrocystis nana Zanardini, a new algal record for the Philippines. Publications of the Seto Marine Biological Laboratory 26: 171-175, 2 figs.
Mshigeni, K.E. & Magingo, F.S.S. (1982). Studies on the morphology, distribution ecology and ecophysiology of Acrocystis nana Zanardini (Rhodophyta, Ceramiales) in Tanzania. Botanica Marina 25: 1-5, 4 figs, 3 tables.

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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 20 November 2018.

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