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Acrochaetium opetigenum Børgesen

Publication details
Acrochaetium opetigenum Børgesen 1915: 38, figs 35-37

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1915). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 1-80, Figs 1-86.
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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 opetigena (Børgesen) De Toni 1924
Audouinella opetigena (Børgesen) Garbary 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: St. Jan: off Cruz Bay (Silva 1996-to date).on Dasya elegans, 20 m. (Silva 1996-to date

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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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