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Chromastrum arcuatum (Drew) Papenfuss

Publication details
Chromastrum arcuatum (Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 321

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum is Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss.

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

Basionym
Rhodochorton arcuatum Drew

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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry

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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.

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