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Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli

Publication details
Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli 1862: 405

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
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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
Callithamnion sparsum Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Appin, Argyll, Scotland (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116). Type: D. Carmichael; TCD (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 116).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion sparsum Harvey 1833
Thamnidium sparsum (Harvey) Kleen 1874
Rhodochorton sparsum (Harvey) Kjellman 1883
Audouinella sparsa (Harvey) P.S.Dixon 1976

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton rothii f. kjellmanii Hamel 1927

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.

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