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Acrosorium fragile W.R.Taylor

Publication details
Acrosorium fragile W.R.Taylor 1945: 285, pl. 95: fig. 2 (as 'Acrosorium (?) fragile' )

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrosorium is Acrosorium aglaophylloides Zanardini ex Kützing.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Acrosorium (?) fragile Taylor (Taylor, 1945).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Academy Bay, I. Santa Cruz, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador (Taylor 1945: 285). Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-317; 20 January 1934; Hancock Foundation (Taylor 1945: 285). Notes: Type dredged off Academy Bay.

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Key references
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. [1]-326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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