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Acrochaetium efflorescens (J.Agardh) Nägeli

Publication details
Acrochaetium efflorescens (J.Agardh) Nägeli 1861: 405, 412

Published in: Naegeli, C. (1861). Beitraege zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sber. bayer Akad. Wiss. 2: 297-415.

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 Grania efflorescens (J.Agardh) Kylin

Basionym
Callithamnion efflorescens J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: "Ad litora sinus Codani in Fuco purpurascenti parasitica" (Agardh 1851: 15). Type: LD Agardh No. 35129 Notes: Athansiadis (1966: 21) mentions Kullaberg as the type locality. Kullaberg is a nature reserve situated on a peninsula of land protruding into the Kattegat in Höganäs Municipality near the town of Mölle in southwest Sweden. Sinus Codanus is generally regarded as the area of the Kattegat.

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

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 64) record this as a species as a synonym of Audouinella efflorescens.

Distributional notes
In England, restricted to northern and eastern shores from Caithness to Yorkshire. Denmark, Sweden (Dixon & Irvine, 1977). Widely distributed in the Arctic. Placed in Acrochaetium by Nielsen et al. (1995).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Kylin, H. (1944). Die Rhodophyceen der Schwedischen westküste. Acta Universitatis lundensis 40(2): 1-104.

Key references
Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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

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