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Acrochaetium vagum (K.M.Drew) C.-C.Jao

Publication details
Acrochaetium vagum (K.M.Drew) C.-C.Jao 1937: 111

Published in: Jao, C.-C. (1937 '1936'). New marine algae from Washington. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 22: 99-116.

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 Acrochaetium arcuatum (K.M.Drew) C.K.Tseng

Basionym
Rhodochorton vagum K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Cape Flattery, Washington (Drew 1928: 188). Holotype: Gardner, no. 3864; endophytic in Pterosiphonia bipinnata. UC 294546 (Drew 1928: 188).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton implicatum Drew 1928
Rhodochorton penetrale Drew 1928
Acrochaetium penetrale (Drew) Papenfuss 1945
Acrochaetium ascidiophilum E.Y.Dawson 1953

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.

Key references
Abbott, I.A. & Hollenberg, G.J. (1976). Marine algae of California. pp. [i]-xii, 1-827, 701 figs. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press.

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

Tam, C.E., Cole, K.M. & Garbary, D.J. (1987). In situ and in vitro studies on the endophytic red algae Audouinella porphyrae and A. vaga (Acrochaetiales). Canadian Journal of Botany 65: 532-538.

Zeng, C. (Tseng, C.K.), Luan, R., Chen, Z. & Li, W. (2005). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. II Acrochaetiales Nemaliales Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [i-vii], i-xxiii, 1-180 , pls I-VIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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