Acrochaetium byssaceum (Kützing) Nägeli
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Callithamnion byssaceum Kützing
Type locality: "Auf Zostera marina im Golf von Spalato! und Trieste!" [Split, Croatia; Trieste, Italy] (Kützing 1843: 371).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
This is a marine species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(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 + - 388. Patavii [Padua]: Sumptibus auctoris.
Created: 07 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2019.