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Acrochaetium discoideum Børgesen

Publication details
Acrochaetium discoideum Børgesen 1924: 271

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1924). Marine algae from Easter Island. In: The Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. (Skottsberg, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 247-309. Uppsala: Almquist & Wiksells.
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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), discoid.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia discoidea (Børgesen) De Toni 1924

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Hanga Piko, Easter Island (Børgesen 1924: 271). Type: C. Skottsberg; Epiphytic on Dictyopteris repens. C? (Børgesen 1924: 271).

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

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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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