Acrochaetium caespitosum (J. ) Nägeli
Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal of exposed rocks on a limpet
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Acrochaetium caespitosum (J.Agardh) Nägeli 1862: 405, 412
Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton
Callithamnion caespitosum J.Agardh
Type locality: Brest (Athanasiadis 1996: 26). Lectotype: LD Agardh No. 18011 (Womersley 1994: 56).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
May be the same as Audouinella botryocarpa and A. codii (Stegenga & Erp 1979). See also Acrochaetium codicola.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Jackelmann, J.J., Stegenga, H.S. & Bolton, J.J. (1991). The marine benthic flora of the Cape Hangklip area and its phytogeographical affinities. South African Journal of Botany 57: 295-304, 4 figs, 1 table.
Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2002). A re-classification of the Acrochaetiales based on molecular and morphological data, and establishment of the Colaconematales, ord. nov.. British Phycological Journal 37: 463-475.
Created: 28 June 1996 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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Dangeard, P.[J.L.] (1929). Sur les chromatophores de l'Acrochaetium caespitosum Naegeli. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 76: 1043-1048.
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