Acrochaetium reticulatum ( )
Colacodictyon reticulatum (Batters) Feldmann Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 1995, microscope, on Desmarestia dudresnayi
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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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colacodictyon reticulatum (Batters) Feldmann
Colaconema reticulatum Batters
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.
This is a marine species.
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
Verified by: 23 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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.