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Acrochaetium moniliforme var. mesogloiae C.-C.Jao

Publication details
Acrochaetium moniliforme var. mesogloiae C.-C.Jao 1936: 241, pl. 10: figs 15-17 (as 'Mesogloiae' )

Published in: Jao, C.-C. (1936). New Rhodophyceae from Woods Hole. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 63: 237-257, pls 10-13.
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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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Kylinia moniliformis var. mesogloiae (C.C.Jao) W.R.Taylor 1957

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Sheep Pen Harbor, Nonamesset Island, in the Elizabeth Island chain off Woods Hole, Massachusetts (Jao 1936: 242). Type: On Mesogloia divaricata (Ag.) Kütz.. MICH (Jao 1936: 242). Notes: Type in C.-C. Jao collection and Herb. Univ. Mich., Woods Hole No. 276.

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

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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