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Acrochaetium coccineum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss

Publication details
Acrochaetium coccineum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 313

Published in: Garbary, D.J., Hansen, G.I. & Scagel, R.F. (1981). The marine algae of British Columbia and northern Washington: division Rhodophyta (red algae), class Bangiophyceae. Syesis 13: 137-195, 15 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 coccineum (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson

Basionym
Rhodochorton coccineum K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: USA: California: Fort Point, San Francisco (Silva 1996-to date). Type: N.L. Gardner 3488; 10.ix.1916; UC 274015 (Silva 1996-to date Notes: Endophytic in the blade of Laminaria Sinclairii; Fort Point, San Francisco, and Duxbury Reef, Marin County, California (Drew, 1928: 192).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

Key references
Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, Plates 37-48.

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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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