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Rhodochorton vagum K.M.Drew 1928

Publication details
Rhodochorton vagum K.M.Drew 1928: 188, pl. 46, figs 61-69

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: Cape Flattery, Washington (Drew 1928: 188). Holotype: Gardner, no. 3864; endophytic in Pterosiphonia bipinnata. UC 294546 (Drew 1928: 188).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Tam, C.E., Cole, K.M. & Garbary, D.J. (1987). In situ and in vitro studies on the endophytic red algae Audouinella porphyrae and A. vaga (Acrochaetiales). Canadian Journal of Botany 65: 532-538.

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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