Acrochaete parasitica Oltmanns 1894

Publication Details
Acrochaete parasitica Oltmanns 1894: 208, 210, pl. VII: figs 1-10

Published in: Oltmanns, F. (1894). Über einige parasitische Meeresalgen. Botanische Zeitung 52: 207-216.

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 parasitica (Oltmanns) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor.

Type Information
Type locality: Greenland: near Egedesminde; Germany: near Warnemünde on Fucus; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: original illustration by Oltmanns (1894, fig.6): C: CAT 2451 (dried material of strain RN060972) (epitype) (Nielsen et al. 2013: 52)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), parasitic (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 July 2015

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