153,607 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,980 images, 59,405 bibliographic items, 411,227 distributional records.

Acrochaetium pectinatum (Kylin) Hamel

Publication details
Acrochaetium pectinatum (Kylin) Hamel 1927: 103

Published in: Hamel, G. (1927). Recherches sur les genres Acrochaetium Naeg. et Rhodochorton Naeg. Published Ph.D. thesis. pp. i-v, 1-117, 47 figs. Saint-Lô: Imprimerie R. Jaqueline, rue des Images, 23.
 Download PDF

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 Grania pectinata (Kylin) Athanasiadis

Basionym
Chantransia pectinata Kylin

Type information
Type locality: "An der halländischen Küste bei Varberg und bei Hogardsgrund ausserhalb Kungsbackafjorden." Sweden: Halland Prov. (Kylin 1906: 123). Type: LD Notes: Halland coast of Sweden (Woelkerling, 1971).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pectinate, with narrow close-set divisions like a comb (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Placed in Acrochaetium by Nielsen et al. (1995). Bopillot & Magne (1973) suggest that Atlantic and Pacifc material may not be identical. West (1968) has documented the morphological changes in reponse to environmental variables in culture.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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

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

Created: 29 July 1996 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 28 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 495 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

West, J.A. (1968). Morphology and reproduction of the red alga Acrochaetium pectinatum in culture. Journal of Phycology 4: 89-99.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=615

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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.

SITE © 1996 - 2018 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio