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Colaconema dasyae (Collins) Stegenga, I.Mol, Prud'homme & Lokhorst

Publication details
Colaconema dasyae (Collins) Stegenga, I.Mol, Prud'homme & Lokhorst 1997: 26

Published in: Stegenga, H., Mol, I., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Lokhorst, G.M. (1997). Checklist of the marine algae of the Netherlands. Gorteria Supplement 4: 3-57.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Colaconema is Colaconema bonnemaisoniae Batters.

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

Acrochaetium dasyae Collins

Type information
Type locality: Woods Hole, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the genus Dasya.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium dasyae Collins 1906
Chantransia dasyae (Collins) Collins 1911
Audouinella dasyae (Collins) Woelkerling 1973

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia thuretii var. agama Rosenvinge 1909
Rhodochorton thuretii var. agama (Rosenvinge) K.M.Drew 1928
Acrochaetium subseriatum C.-C.Jao 1936
Acrochaetium zosterae Papenfuss 1945

Nomenclatural notes
This combination was separately proposed by Harper & Saunders (2002: 473).

Habitat notes
Epiphytic on Thalassia testudinum (Albis-Salas & Gavio 2011). - (30 Jan 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium dasyae Collins)
Europe: Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983).

North America: Massachusetts (MA) (Taylor 1957), Virginia (VA) (Humm 1979).

Africa: Equatorial Guinea (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004), Gambia (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004), Ghana (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004), Liberia (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John et al. 2004).

(as Rhodochorton thuretii var. agama (Rosenvinge) K.M.Drew)
Europe: Denmark (Drew 1928 ).

North America: California (CA) (Drew 1928 ).

(as Acrochaetium subseriatum C.-C.Jao)
North America: Massachusetts (MA) (Jao 1936).

(as Acrochaetium zosterae Papenfuss)
North America: Massachusetts (MA) (Taylor 1957).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Aziz & Islam 2009).

(as Audouinella dasyae (Collins) Woelkerling)
North America: Florida (FL) (Schneider & Searles 1991), North Carolina (NC) (Schneider & Searles 1991).

Africa: Gambia (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Lawson & John 1987), Ghana (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Lawson & John 1987), Liberia (Price, John & Lawson 1986, Lawson & John 1987).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Lewis 1984, Phillips 1997, Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010).

(as Colaconema dasyae (Collins) Stegenga, I.Mol, Prud'homme & Lokhorst)
Europe: Netherlands (Stegenga et al. 1997).

North America: Mexico (Caribbean) (Mendoza-González, Mateo-Cid & García-López 2017, Nava-Olvera et al. 2017).

Central America: Costa Rica (Albis-Salas & Gavio 2011).

Caribbean Islands: Lesser Antilles (Albis-Salas & Gavio 2011).

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

South America: Colombia (Albis-Salas & Gavio 2011 ).

Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).

Key references
Albis-Salas, M.R. & Gavio, B. (2011). Notes on marine algae in the International Biosphere Reserve Seaflower, Caribbean Colombian I: new records of macroalgal epiphytes on the seagrass Thalassia testudinum. Botanica Marina 54(6): 537-543.

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

Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Harper, J.T. & Saunders, G.W. (2002). A re-classification of the Acrochaetiales based on molecular and morphological data, and establishment of the Colaconematales, ord. nov.. British Phycological Journal 37: 463-475.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

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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