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Acrochaetium sargassi Børgesen 1915

Publication details
Acrochaetium sargassi Børgesen 1915: 17, figs 7-10

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 hallandicum (Kylin) Afonso-Carrillo, Sanson, Sangil & Diaz-Villa

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium sargassi Børgesen)
North America: Florida (Taylor 1960).

Caribbean Islands: Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960, Garbary 1987).

South America: Brazil (Oliveira Filho 1977).

Africa: Sierra Leone (Price, John & Lawson 1986).

South-east Asia: Indonesia (Atmadja & Prud'homme van Reine 2012).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Solomon Islands (Womersley & Bailey 1970).

Source of current name
Schneider, C.W. (1983). The red algal genus Audouinella Bory (Nemaliales: Arochaetiaceae) from North Carolina. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences 22: i-iii, 1-25.

Key references
Afonso-Carrillo. J., Sanson, M., Sangil, C. & Diaz-Villa, T. (2007). New records of benthic marine algae from the Canary Islands (eastern Atlantic Ocean): morphology, taxonomy and distribution. Botanica Marina 50: 119-127.

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

Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in the western Sargasso Sea. Rhodora 75: 78-101, 8 figs.

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