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Acrochaetium luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Nägeli

Publication details
Acrochaetium luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Nägeli 1862: 405, 413

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
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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.

Basionym
Callithamnion luxurians J.Agardh ex Kützing

Type information
Type locality: Sweden: "ad litora Scaniae" (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype: Agardh's collection LD35117 (Clayden & Saunders 2014: 227). Notes: Type: L (INA). Clayden & Saunders (2014: 228) note that they used specimens from Agardh's collections in Lund, Sweden, because original material could not be located in the Kützing collection in the Netherlands.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium virgatulum var. luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Authority unknown
Callithamnion luxurians J.Agardh ex Kützing 1849
Chantransia luxurians (J.Agardh) Hauck 1875
Acrochaetium virgatulum f. luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Collins 1906
Chantransia virgatula f. luxurians (J.Agardh) Rosenvinge 1909
Kylinia virgatula f. luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) A.D.Zinova 1955

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia virgatula var. luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Ronsenvinge 1912

Taxonomic notes
Reinstated by Clayden & Saunders (2014: 227), based on their molecular analyses and morphological and anatomical observations. Included in synonymy of Acrochaetium secundatum by various authors; see Athanasiadis (2016: 86-87). - (1 Jul 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium virgatulum var. luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Authority unknown)
Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978).

(as Callithamnion luxurians J.Agardh ex Kützing)
Europe: Sweden (Garbary 1987).

(as Acrochaetium luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Nägeli)
Europe: Sweden (Clayden & Saunders 2014 ).

North America: Canada (Clayden & Saunders 2014).

(as Chantransia luxurians (J.Agardh) Hauck)
Europe: Sweden (Kylin 1907).

(as Acrochaetium virgatulum f. luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Collins)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931), Italy (Furnari, Cormaci & Serio 1999).

(as Chantransia virgatula var. luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) Ronsenvinge)
Europe: Ireland (Cotton 1912).

(as Kylinia virgatula f. luxurians (J.Agardh ex Kützing) A.D.Zinova)
North America: Connecticut (CT) (Taylor 1957), Maine (ME) (Taylor 1957).

Key references
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.

Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

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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