Acrochaetium gracile Børgesen 1915

Publication Details
Acrochaetium gracile Børgesen 1915: 26, figs 19, 20

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema gracile (Børgesen) Ateweberhan & Prud'homme.

Type Information
Type locality: St. Thomas Harbor, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands; (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 8) Type: on Sargassum vulgare; C (presumably); (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 8)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 May 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 May 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2024

 
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