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Acrochaetium desmarestiae Kylin

Publication details
Acrochaetium desmarestiae Kylin 1925: 10, fig. 4 a-f

Published in: Kylin, H. (1925). The marine red algae in the vicinity of of the Biological Station at Friday Harbor, Wash. Lunds Universitets Årsskrift, Ny Följd, Andra Afdelningen 21(9): 1-87, 47 figs.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema desmarestiae (Kylin) P.W.Gabrielson

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Desmarestia.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium sinaiae E.Y.Dawson 1949
Audouinella erythrophylla (Jao) Garbary, G.I.Hansen & Scagel 1983

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 59) record this as a species as a synonym of Audouinella desmarestiae.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Canoe Island, Turn Island, San Juan County, Washington (Drew 1928: 168). Lectotype: Kylin ; on Desmarestia latissima, at depth of 5-10 fathoms. (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Gabrielson, P.W., Widdowson, T.B. & Lindstrom, S.C. (2004). Keys to the seaweeds and seagrasses of Oregon and California. Phycological Contribution 6: [i]-iv, 1-181.

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

Hollenberg, G.J. & Abbott, I.A. (1966). Supplement to Smith's marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. [i]-ix [xii], [1]-130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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