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Acrochaetium catenulatum M.Howe

Publication details
Acrochaetium catenulatum M.Howe 1914: 84, pl. 31: figs 12-18

Published in: Howe, M.A. (1914). The marine algae of Peru. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 15: 1-185, 44 figs, 66 plates.
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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), resembling a little chain (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia catenulata (M.Howe) De Toni 1924
Rhodochorton catenulatum (M.Howe) Nakamura 1941
Kylinia catenulata (M.Howe) Kylin 1944
Chromastrum catenulatum (M.Howe) Stegenga & Mulder 1979
Audouinella catenulata (M.Howe) Garbary 1979

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium densum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945
Chromastrum densum (K.M.Drew) Stegenga & Mulders 1979

Taxonomic notes
Stegenga (1985) and Stegenga et al. (1997) considered that A. denusum (Rhodochorton densum) and A. catenulatum were phases in the same life history.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: La Punta, Callao, Peru (Type Coker 38, NY) (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 96).

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Key references
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawson, E.Y., Acleto, O.C. & Foldvik, N. (1964). The seaweeds of Peru. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 13: 1-111, 81 pls.

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

Hwang, I.-K. & Kim, H.-S. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 2. Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae, Nemaliophycidae: Acrochaetiales, Colaconematales, Palmariales, Nemaliales. Nemalian red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-111, figs 1-66. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1964). Catalogue and bibliography of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic benthic marine algae. In: Antarctic Research Series. Volume 1. Bibliography of the Antarctic Seas. (Lee, M.O. Eds), pp. 1-76. Washington D.C.: American Geophysical Union.

Stegenga, H. (1985). The marine Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) of southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 51: 291-330, 25 figs, 1 table.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. 1-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 1350/14 Acrochaetium catenulatum M.Howe
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