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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.

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
Chantransia sparsa (Harvey) J.Adams 1908
Audouinella sparsa (Harvey) P.S.Dixon 1976

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium sparsum (Harvey) Nägeli)
Europe: Atlantic France (Burel, Le Duff & Ar Gall 2019), Britain (Newton 1931, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie et al. 2016), Ireland (Guiry 2012), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spain (Valenzuela Miranda 2002, Bárbara et al. 2005), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016).

(as Chantransia sparsa (Harvey) J.Adams)
Europe: Ireland (Adams 1908).

(as Audouinella sparsa (Harvey) P.S.Dixon)
Europe: Britain (Dixon & Irvine 1977, Guiry 1997), Ireland (Dixon & Irvine 1977, Guiry 1978, Morton 1994), Spain (Bárbara & Cremades 1996).

North America: Washington (WA) (Scagel et al. 1989).

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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