Rhodochorton tenuissimum (Collins)
Rhodochorton tenuissimum (Collins) Drew 1928: 170, pl. 38, figs 26, 27
Published in: Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, Plates 37-48.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium tenuissimum (Collins) Papenfuss
Type locality: San Pedro, California, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 101). Type: FH (Woelkerling 1971: 52). Notes: Material from the type collection is distributed in Phycotheca Boreali Americana, No. 741 (Woelkerling, 1971: 52). Collector: Miss S.P. Monks, Nov. 1898 (INA). Growing on Phyllospadix on the flats at the entrance to the harbor (Drew, 1928).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
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Wendy 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 19 April 2019.