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Acrochaetium elegans (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss

Publication details
Acrochaetium elegans (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 181

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

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 elegans (K.M.Drew) I.-K.Hwang & H.-S.Kim

Basionym
Rhodochorton elegans K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: La Jolla, California (Drew 1928: 181). Type: Drew, no. 418; December 1920; parasitic in the stipe of Eisenia arborea. Herb, Univ. Calif. 294555 (Drew 1928: 181).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Abbott & Hollenberg (1976: 315) list this species in synonymy with Acrochaetium pacificum Kylin (Garbary, 1987: 66)

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
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.

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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 16 November 2018.

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