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Acrochaetium reticulatum (Batters) Papenfuss

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 reticulatum (Batters) Papenfuss
Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 1995, microscope, on Desmarestia dudresnayi. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).


Colacodictyon reticulatum (Batters) Feldmann Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 1995, microscope, on Desmarestia dudresnayi
© Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication details
Acrochaetium reticulatum (Batters) Papenfuss 1945: 317

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 Colacodictyon reticulatum (Batters) Feldmann

Colaconema reticulatum Batters

Type information
Type locality: Moville Bay, Co. Donegal, Ireland (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 44). Lectotype: W. Sawers; Oct. 1853; In frond of Desmarestia dresnayi Lamouroux ex Léman. BM Slide 7878 (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 44). Notes: Brodie & Irvine (2003: 44) note that Batters gave 1852 as date of collection but herbarium sheet has 1853.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Feldmann, J. (1955). Un nouveau genre de Protofloridée: Colacodictyon, nov. gen. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 102: 23-28.

Created: 24 July 2003 by Elizabeth Moran

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 April 2019.

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