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.
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.
Acrochaetium sinaiae E.Y.Dawson 1949
Audouinella erythrophylla (Jao) Garbary, G.I.Hansen & Scagel 1983
Garbary (1987: 59) record this as a species as a synonym of Audouinella desmarestiae.
This is a marine species.
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
(as Acrochaetium desmarestiae Kylin)
Europe: Spain (Miranda 1931).
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.
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], -130, 53 figs. Stanford: Stanford University Press.
Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 April 2019.