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Rhodochorton arcuatum Drew 1928

Publication details
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, pls 37-48.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhodochorton is Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium arcuatum (K.M.Drew) C.K.Tseng

Type information
Type locality: Moss Beach, San Mateo County, California (Drew 1928: 165). Holotype: Drew, no. 1037; on Pterosiphonia bipinnata. UC 294558 (Drew 1928: 165).

Origin of species name
Participle A curved, like a bow (Stearn 1973).

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

Habitat notes
epiphytic on Pterosiphonia bipinnata, P. woodii, Polysiphonia sp. (Drew, 1928). - (2 Jul 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton arcuatum Drew)
North America: California (Drew 1928), Gulf of California (Dawson 1944), Oregon (Drew 1928), Washington (Drew 1928).

Key references
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.

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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 March 2021.

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