Acrochaetium affine M.A. &
Acrochaetium affine M.A.Howe & Hoyt 1916: 118, pl. 15
Original publication: Howe, M.A. & Hoyt, W.D. (1916). Notes on some marine algae from the vicinity of Beaufort, North Carolina. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 6: 105-123, Plates 11-15.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).
Chantransia affine (M.A.Howe & Hoyt) De Toni 1924
Rhodochorton affine (M.A.Howe & Hoyt) K.M.Drew 1928
Kylinia affinis (M.A.Howe & Hoyt) Kylin 1944
Audouinella affinis (M.A.Howe & Hoyt) Schneider 1983
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
North Carolina, U.S.A.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium affine M.A.Howe & Hoyt)
North America: North Carolina (Taylor 1960).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2011).
(as Audouinella affinis (M.A.Howe & Hoyt) Schneider)
North America: North Carolina (Schneider & Searles 1991).
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acrochaetium&species=affine
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=affine
Created: 06 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:72472