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Acrochaetium caespitosum (J.Agardh) Nägeli

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Acrochaetiales
Family Acrochaetiaceae
Genus Acrochaetium

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Acrochaetium caespitosum (J.Agardh) Nägeli
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal of exposed rocks on a limpet. 04 Aug 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Acrochaetium caespitosum (J.Agardh) Nägeli
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on Patella vulgata. 30 Sep 2007. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal of exposed rocks on a limpet
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
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.
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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 caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton

Basionym
Callithamnion caespitosum J.Agardh

Type information
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).

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

Taxonomic notes
May be the same as Audouinella botryocarpa and A. codii (Stegenga & Erp 1979). See also Acrochaetium codicola.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

Key references
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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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

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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