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Rhodochorton affine Yamada, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Rhodochorton affine Yamada 1932: 114, fig. 3, nom. illeg.

Published in: Yamada, Y. (1932). Notes on some Japanese algae, III. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido Imperial University 1: 109-123, 5 figs, pls XXI-XXV.
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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 howei (Yamada) Papenfuss

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Garbary (1987) this is a currently accepted name.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

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