Holotype species: Rhodochortonopsis spongicola Yamada
Currently accepted name for the type species: Acrochaetium spongicola Weber Bosse
Original publication and holotype designation: Yamada, Y. (1944). Notes on some Japanese algae X. Scientific Papers of the Institute of Algological Research, Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 3: 11-25, 8 figs.
Taxonomic status: currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Kitayama, T. (2009). The identity of the endozoic red alga Rhodochortonopsis spongicola Yamada (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Bulletin of the Museum of Natural Sciences, series B 35: 183-187.
Numbers of names and species: There is only one species or infraspecific name in the database at present.
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Wynne, M.J. & Schneider, C.W. (2010). Addendum to the synoptic review of red algal genera. Botanica Marina 53: 291-299.
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Created: 28 December 2000 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 December 2019.