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Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Acrochaetiales
Family Acrochaetiaceae
Genus Acrochaetium

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Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Basal system. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Showing pit connections. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Basal system. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Basal system. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Apical view of filaments. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli
Tuft of filaments at low magnification. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales. 01 Jun 2015. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

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Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse Basal system. Collected by Melissa Lacan and Laura Tunwell. From the lower Wye, Wales
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Acrochaetium pygmaeum (Kützing) Nägeli 1862: 405

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Audouinella pygmaea (Kützing) Weber Bosse

Basionym
Chantransia pygmaea Kützing

Type information
Type locality: "Steinen in Wasserleitungen bei Schleusingen" [Germany: Thüringer Wand] (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype, designated by Necchi et al. (1993): L 940285 (Necchi & Zucchi 1995: 210). Notes: IT: UC522268 (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Weber-van Bosse, A. (1921). Liste des algues du Siboga. II. Rhodophyceae. Première partie. Protoflorideae, Nemalionales, Cryptonemiales. Vol. 59b pp. 187-310, figs 53-109, Plates VI-VIII. Leiden.

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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 19 November 2018.

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