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Acrochaetium barbadense (Vickers) Børgesen 1915

Publication details
Acrochaetium barbadense (Vickers) Børgesen 1915: 45

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1915). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 1-80, Figs 1-86.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Chantransia barbadensis Vickers

Type information
Type locality: Barbados (Silva & al. 1996: 95). Type: PC (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 67).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia barbadensis Vickers 1905
Audouinella barbadensis (Vickers) Woelkerling 1971

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Callithamnion pedunculatum Kützing 1843
Chantransia liagorae Weber Bosse 1913
Acrochaetium occidentale Børgesen 1915
Chantransia occidentalis (Børgesen) De Toni 1924
Acrochaetium liagorae (Weber Bosse) Hamel 1927
Acrochaetium occidentale var. caespitosum Borgesen 1927
Rhodochorton occidentale (Børgesen) K.M.Drew 1928
Acrochaetium vanbosseae Papenfuss 1945
Audouinella occidentalis (Børgesen) Garbary 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium barbadense (Vickers) Børgesen)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014).

Europe: Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976).

Caribbean Islands: Curaçao (Fricke et al. 2011).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1931).

Indian Ocean Islands: Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Abbott, Fisher & McDermid 2002, Nguyen et al. 2013, Titlyanov, Titlyanova & Belous 2015).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), French Polynesia (N'Yeurt & Payri 2010), Hawaiian Islands (Abbott 1999), Wake Atoll (Ysuda & al. 2010).

(as Acrochaetium occidentale Børgesen)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (John & al. 2004), Madeira (Levring 1974, Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John & al. 2004).

Caribbean Islands: Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Indian Ocean Islands: Seychelles (Silva & al. 1996).

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Nguyen et al. 2013).

(as Acrochaetium occidentale var. caespitosum Borgesen)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Garbary 1987).

(as Audouinella barbadensis (Vickers) Woelkerling)
Atlantic Islands: Bermuda (Schneider & Searles 1998, Schneider 2003).

North America: California (Woelkerling 1971), Mexico (Woelkerling 1971).

Caribbean Islands: Barbados (Woelkerling 1971).

Australia and New Zealand: Lord Howe Island (Millar & Kraft 1993), South Australia (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Woelkerling 1971).

(as Audouinella occidentalis (Børgesen) Garbary)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Price, John & Lawson 1986).

Asia: Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015).

Key references
Abbott, I.A., Fisher, J. & McDermid, K.J. (2002). Newly reported and revised marine algae from the vicinity of Nha Trang, Vietnam. In: Taxonomy of Economic Seaweeds with reference to some Pacific species. Vol. VIII. (Abbott, I.A. & Mcdermid, K.J. Eds) Vol. 8, pp. 291-321. Oceanographic Institute, Nha Trang, Vietnam: California Sea Grant College.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.

Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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