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Acrochaetium byssaceum (Kützing) Nägeli

Publication details
Acrochaetium byssaceum (Kützing) Nägeli 1862: 405

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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Callithamnion byssaceum Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Auf Zostera marina im Golf von Spalato! und Trieste!" [Split, Croatia; Trieste, Italy] (Kützing 1843: 371).

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

Taxonomic notes
Hauch (1883) and Reinbold (1892) considered this entity to be conspecific with Chantransia virgatula (Acrochaetium virgatulum). Silva et al. (1996: 101) included these three species as synonyms of Acrochaetium secundatum. Ardissone (1883) referred it to A. savianum. According to John et al. (2004) this entity can probably be referred to the genus Colaconema.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

(as Acrochaetium byssaceum (Kützing) Nägeli)
Atlantic Islands: Cape Verde Islands (John et al. 2004).

Source of current name
De Toni, G.B. (1897). Sylloge algarum omnium hucusque cognitarum. Vol. IV. Florideae. Sectio I. pp. [i]-xx, [i]- lxi + [1]- 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.

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