Rhodochorton arcuatum Drew 1928: 165, pl. 37, figs 1-3
Published in: Drew, K.M. (1928). A revision of the genera Chantransia, Rhodocorton and Acrochaetium with descriptions of the marine species of Rhodochorton (Naeg.) gen. emend. on the Pacific coast of North America. University of California Publications in Botany 14: 139-224, Plates 37-48.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium arcuatum (K.M.Drew) C.K.Tseng
Origin of species name
Participle A curved, like a bow (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
epiphytic on Pterosiphonia bipinnata, P. woodii, Polysiphonia sp. (Drew, 1928). - (2 Jul 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Moss Beach, San Mateo County, California (Drew 1928: 165). Holotype: Drew, no. 1037; on Pterosiphonia bipinnata. UC 294558 (Drew 1928: 165).
Dawson, E.Y. (1953). Marine red algae of Pacific Mexico. Part 1. Bangiales to Corallinaceae subf. Corallinoidae. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 17: 1-239, Plates 1-33.
Created: 07 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 July 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2020.