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Acrochaetium moniliforme (Rosenvinge) Børgesen

Publication details
Acrochaetium moniliforme (Rosenvinge) Børgesen 1915: 22

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1915). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 1-80, Figs 1-86.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Chantransia moniliformis Rosenvinge

Type information
Syntype localities: "Localities. Kn: Krageskovs Rev, KC. — Ks : D, N. of Isefjord, 11,5 meters. — Sa: AH, N. of Fyens Hoved; MQ, S. of Samsø, 11,5 meters. — So: stone-slope at Helsingør (Kronborg). — Bw: LC, S. of Langeland, 11,5 meters. - Bm: QR, Gj'ldenloves Flak." [Denmark] (Rosenvinge 1909: 100). Syntypes: C?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia moniliformis Rosenvinge 1909
Rhodochorton moniliforme (Rosenvinge) K.M.Drew 1928
Kylinia moniliformis (Rosenvinge) Kylin 1944
Chromastrum moniliforme (Rosenvinge) Papenfuss 1945
Audouinella moniliformis (Rosenvinge) Garbary 1979

Taxonomic notes
May be conspecific with Audouinella microscopica (Woelkerling 1973), but see Stegenga & Mulder (1979). Placed in Acrochaetium by Nielsen et al. (1995).

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

Klochkova, N.G., Korolyova, T.N. & Kusidi, A.E. (2009). [Atlas of marine algae of Kamchatka and surrounding areas. Vol. 2. Red seaweeds]. pp. 1-301. Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky: KamchatNIRO Press. [in Russian]

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Stegenga, H. (1985). The marine Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) of southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 51: 291-330, 25 figs, 1 table.

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