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Acrochaetium seiriolanum (Harvey-Gibson) Hamel

Publication details
Acrochaetium seiriolanum (Harvey-Gibson) Hamel 1927: 012

Published in: Hamel, G. (1927). Recherches sur les genres Acrochaetium Naeg. et Rhodochorton Naeg. Published Ph.D. thesis. pp. i-v, 1-117, 47 figs. Saint-Lô: Imprimerie R. Jaqueline, rue des Images, 23.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Rhodochorton seiriolanum Harvey-Gibson

Type information
Type locality: Puffin Island, Anglesey, Wales (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 115). Proviosional lectotype: BM-K (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 115).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton seiriolanum Harvey-Gibson 1891
Audouinella seiriolana (Harvey-Gibson) P.S.Dixon 1976

Nomenclatural notes
Garbary (1987: 169) cites this species as Acrochaetium seiriolanum (Gibson) Børgesen (1902) and other authors attribute it to Rosenvinge (1924: 390) who said "hodochorion seiriolanum Gibs., described in 1890 by Harvey Gibson (Journ. Linn. Soc. Bot. Vol. 28, p. 204) has a monostromatical layer resembling that of Rh. penicilliforme. In a specimen of the same species from the Færoes kindly commnnicated to me by Dr. F. Børgesen I found that the cells contain one single chromatophore with a thick central portion including a pyrenoid. Tlie species must certainly be referred to the genus Chantransia {Acro- ch%u0153tiam)." This staement does not constitute a transfer, and INA attributed the combination to Hamel (1927: 102).

Distributional notes
Known in Britian and Ireland only from Puffin I., Anglesey, Wales, the type locality (Dixon & Irvine 1977, p. 115) and from Galway Bay (Pybus 1977).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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

Rosenvinge, L.K. (1924). The marine algae of Denmark. Contributions to their natural history. Part III. Rhodophyceae III. (Ceramiales). Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs Skrifter, 7. Række, Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk Afdeling 7: 285-487, Figs. 202-453, Plates V-VII, 2 maps.

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