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Acrochaetium ophioglossum (Schneider) Ballantine & Aponte

Publication details
Acrochaetium ophioglossum (Schneider) Ballantine & Aponte 1997: 151

Published in: Ballantine, D.L. & Aponte, N.E. (1997). A revised checklist of the benthic marine algae known to Puerto Rico. Caribbean J. Sci. 33: 150-179.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema ophioglossum (Schneider) Afonso-Carrillo, Sansón & Sangil

Basionym
Audouinella ophioglossa Schneider

Type information
Type locality: Onslow Bay, North Carolina, USA (Schneider 1983: 14). Holotype: Searles; 20 July 1973; reef. DUKE 16585 (Schneider 1983: 14). Notes: Isotypes: DUKE 16586, 16587; US88918.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Afonso-Carrillo, J., Sansón, M. & Sangil, C. (2003). Colaconema ophioglossum comb. nov. and Liagorophila endophytica, two acrochaetioid algae (Rhodophyta) from the eastern Atlantic. Cryptogamie, Algologie 24: 107-116.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2018.

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