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Acrochaetium reticulatum (Batters) Papenfuss

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 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

Basionym
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).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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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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