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Acrochaetium ryukyuense (Nakamura) Papenfuss

Publication details
Acrochaetium ryukyuense (Nakamura) Papenfuss 1945: 307

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

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 ryukyuense Nakamura

Type information
Type locality: Naha, Ryukyu (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton ryukyuense Nakamura 1941
Audouinella ryukyuensis (Nakamura) Garbary 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

Stegenga, H. & Kemperman, T.C.M. (1983). Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) new to the Coasta Rican Atlantic flora. Brenesia 21: 67-91, 35 figs.

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Wendy 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 21 November 2018.

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