Acrochaetium coccineum (K.M. )
Acrochaetium coccineum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 313
Original publication: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Colaconema coccineum (K.M.Drew) P.W.Gabrielson
Rhodochorton coccineum K.M.Drew
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), deep red, from scarlet to carmine and crimson (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Source of synonymy
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
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.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acrochaetium&species=coccineum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Acrochaetium&Species=coccineum
Created: 26 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 19 April 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 June 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.