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Acrochaete marchantiae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) R.Nielsen & McLachlan 1986

Publication details
Acrochaete marchantiae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) R.Nielsen & McLachlan 1986: 516, 517, figs 3-14

Published in: Nielsen, R. & McLachlan, J. (1986). Acrochaete marchantiae comb. nov. and Trichothyra irregularis gen. et. sp. nov. with notes on other species of small filamentous green algae from St. Lucia (West Indies). Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 515-524.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrochaete is Acrochaete repens Pringsheim.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvella marchantiae (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B Wysor

Basionym
Pringsheimia marchantiae Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type information
Type locality: La Paz, Lower California, Mexico [Mexico: Baja California Sur: La Paz (INA)] (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 720). Holotype: Marchant No. 68x; May; Growing on various species of Laurencia. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 720). Notes: The authors do not give a herbarium location for the type. Type: CAS (in UC); collected by Dr and Mrs Marchant in 1917 (INA). Holotype: UC #221049 (Nielsen et al. 2013: 51)

Origin of species name
resembling, or growing on or in species of the genus Marchantia.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Nielsen, R., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Daugbjerg, N., O'Kelly, C.J. & Wysor, B. (2013). Revision of the genus Ulvella (Ulvellaceae, Ulvophyceae) based on morphology and tufA gene sequences of species in culture, with Acrochaete and Pringsheimiella placed in synonymy. Phycologia 52(1): 37-56.

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References
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Nielsen, R. & McLachlan, J. (1986). Acrochaete marchantiae comb. nov. and Trichothyra irregularis gen. et. sp. nov. with notes on other species of small filamentous green algae from St. Lucia (West Indies). Nordic Journal of Botany 6: 515-524.

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