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Acrochaetium leptonema (Rosenvinge) Børgesen

Publication details
Acrochaetium leptonema (Rosenvinge) Børgesen 1915: 31

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1915). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 1-80, Figs 1-86.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema leptonema (Rosenvinge) Alongi, Cormaci & G.Furnari

Basionym
Chantransia leptonema Rosenvinge

Type information
Type locality: "Localities. Sk: Hanstholm, Roshage, on Chondrus crispus in 2 m. depth, YU, August; XO, Mallegrund off Hirshals, on Polysiphonia urceolata, 11,5 to 15 m., August." [Skagerrak, Denmark] (Rosenvinge 1909: 120). Syntypes: C?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fine-threaded.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium leptonema (Rosenvinge) Børgesen)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Nielsen & al. 1995, Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Bulgaria (Dimitrova-Konaklieva 1981), Denmark (Nielsen & Lundsteen 2019), France (Feldmann 1939, Feldmann & Magne 1964, Anon. 2017), Scandinavia (Athanasiadis 1996), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016), Sweden (Kylin 1944).

Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Taylor 1960).

North America: Alaska (AK) (Lindstrom 1977), Florida (FL) (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

Africa: Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987).

Middle East: Turkey (Taskin & al. 2008, Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G. & Alongi, G. (2017). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Rhodophyta (Rhodymeniophycidae escluse). Bollettino Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali in Catania 50(380): 1-391, 53 pls.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Nielsen, R. & Lundsteen, S. (2019). Danmarks havalger Bind 1 Rødalger (Rhodophyta). Scientia Danica. Series B, Biologica 7: [1]-398, col. figs and distributional maps.

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