Acrochaetium spathoglossi Børgesen
Acrochaetium spathoglossi Børgesen 1937: 30, fig. 14
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1937). Contributions to a South Indian marine algal flora. II. Journal of the Indian Botanical Society 16: 311-357, 20 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 102).
(as Kylinia spathoglossi (Børgesen) Aleem)
Africa: Egypt (Aleem 1950).
(as Audouinella spathoglossi (Børgesen) Garbary)
Africa: Tunisia (Báez et al 2005a).
This species may have been introduced into the Mediterranean (Verlaque et al. 2015: 103) via the Suez Canal: the original records (1944) are the only ones known and the species may not have established itself. - (4 Nov 2015) - M.D. Guiry
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.
Verlaque, M., Ruitton, S., Mineur, F. & Boudouresque, C.-F. (2015). CIESM atlas of exotic species of the Mediterranean. Macrophytes. pp. -362, many photograph and maps. Monaco: CIESM Publishers.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry
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