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Acrochaetium unifilum C.-C.Jao 1936

Publication details
Acrochaetium unifilum C.-C.Jao 1936: 239, pl. 10: figs 26-32

Published in: Jao, C.-C. (1936). New Rhodophyceae from Woods Hole. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 63: 237-257, pls 10-13.
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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 of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Norton Point, Marthas Vineyard, Massachusetts (Jao 1936: 240). Holotype: 3 August 1934; Epiphytic on Arthrocladia villosa Duby. MICH (Jao 1936: 240). Notes: Type in C,-C. Jao collections and Herb. Univ Mich., Woods Hole No. 274.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), one-filamented.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chromastrum unifilum (C.-C.Jao) Papenfuss 1945
Kylinia unifila (C.C.Jao) Papenfuss 1947
Audouinella unifila (C.-C.Jao) Woelkerling 1973

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Kylinia australis Levring 1953
Audouinella australis (Levring) Woelkerling 1971

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium unifilum C.-C.Jao)
Europe: France (Magne 1978, Anon. 2017).

North America: Massachusetts (Jao 1936).

Middle East: Red Sea (Einav & al. 2021).

(as Kylinia unifila (C.C.Jao) Papenfuss)
North America: Massachusetts (Taylor 1957).

(as Audouinella australis (Levring) Woelkerling)
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Woelkerling 1971).

(as Audouinella unifila (C.-C.Jao) Woelkerling)
Europe: France (Guiry 1997, Dizerbo & Herpe 2007).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1994).

Key references
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.

Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. [1]-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

Created: 25 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 01 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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Abdel-Rahman, M.H.M. (1981). Le cycle de développement de l'Acrochaetium unifilum (Rhodophycées, Acrochaetiales). Cryptogamie, Algologie 2: 241-252. [in French, English abstract]
Magne, F. (1981). Remarques sur l'Acrochaetium unifilum (Rhodophycées, Acrochaetiales). Cryptogamie, Algologie 2: 171-178.

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