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Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss

Publication details
Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss 1945: 323

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
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli

Basionym
Callithamnion virgatulum Harvey

Type information
Type locality: Devonshire, England (Harvey 1833: 349). Type: On Ceramium rubrum. TCD Notes: Torquay, [Wales?]; embedded within a mica slide deposited at the herbarium of TCD (0011750) (Clayden & Saunders, 2014: 226).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Clayden, S.L. & Saunders, G.W. (2014). A study of two Acrochaetium complexes in Canada with distinction of Rhododrewia gen. nov. (Acrochaetiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 53(3): 221-232.

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

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