Acrochaetium sparsum ( ) Nägeli
Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli 1862: 405
Original publication: Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]v-xi, 4-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Callithamnion sparsum Harvey
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116). Type: TCD (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), sparse, scattered (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931, Hardy & Guiry 2003), Ireland (Guiry 2012), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spain (Valenzuela Miranda 2002, Bárbara et al. 2005).
North America: Washington (Scagel et al. 1989).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acrochaetium&species=sparsum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Acrochaetium&Species=sparsum
Created: 16 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 April 2012 by Michael Guiry
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Michael Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:77153