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Acrochaetium caespitiforme Børgesen

Publication details
Acrochaetium caespitiforme Børgesen 1920: 446, fig. 416

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1920). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (6). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 369-504, Figs 361-435.
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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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia caespitiformis (Børgesen) De Toni 1924
Audouinella caespitiformis (Børgesen) Garbary 1987

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St. Croix: Salt River (Silva 1996-to date). Type: on Padina Howeana. (Silva 1996-to date

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 caespitiforme Børgesen)
Central America: Costa Rica (Stegenga & Kemperman 1983 ).

Caribbean Islands: Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

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

Stegenga, H. & Kemperman, T.C.M. (1983). Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) new to the Coasta Rican Atlantic flora. Brenesia 21: 67-91, 35 figs.

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