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Acrochaete repens Pringsheim

Publication details
Acrochaete repens Pringsheim 1862: 4, 8, pl. XIX [19] [II in reprint]

Published in: Pringsheim, N. (1862). Beitr├Ąge zur Morphologie der Meeres-Algen. Physikalische Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1862: 1-37, pls I-VIII.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acrochaete.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvella repens (Pringsheim) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Dat of publication uncertain: Pringsheim 1863: 330 (reprint, p. 8) (Burrows, 1991: 101); 1862: 8 (Brodie et al., 2007: 115); 1862: 4, 8, pl. II (INA); 1862 (Nielsen et al. 2013: 52). The scan attached may be a reprint and is dated 1863. - (11 Mar 2013) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Nordsee, auf Scytosiphon filum, Leathesia marina, etc. [Helgoland] (Pringsheim 1862: 8). Lectotype: original illustration by Pringsheim (1862, pl. XIX; reprint pl. II) selected by Burrows (1991: 102): C: CAT2450 (dried material of isolate RN090704-1) (epitype) (Nielsen et al. 2013: 52).

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Source of current name
Nielsen, R., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Daugbjerg, N., O'Kelly, C.J. & Wysor, B. (2013). Revision of the genus Ulvella (Ulvellaceae, Ulvophyceae) based on morphology and tufA gene sequences of species in culture, with Acrochaete and Pringsheimiella placed in synonymy. Phycologia 52(1): 37-56.

Key references
Brodie, J., Maggs, C.A. & John, D.M. (2007). Green seaweeds of Britain and Ireland. pp. [i-v], vi-xii, 1-242, 101 figs. London: British Phycological Society.

Burrows, E.M. (1991). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 2. Chlorophyta. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-238, 60 figs, 9 pls. London: Natural History Museum Publications.

Nielsen, R., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Daugbjerg, N., O'Kelly, C.J. & Wysor, B. (2013). Revision of the genus Ulvella (Ulvellaceae, Ulvophyceae) based on morphology and tufA gene sequences of species in culture, with Acrochaete and Pringsheimiella placed in synonymy. Phycologia 52(1): 37-56.

Pringsheim, N. (1862). Beitr├Ąge zur Morphologie der Meeres-Algen. Physikalische Abhandlungen der Königlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1862: 1-37, pls I-VIII.

Rinkel, B.E., Hayes, P., Gueidan, C. & Brodie, J. (2012). A molecular phylogeny of Acrochaete and other endophytic green algae (Ulvales, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(4): 1020-1027.

Vinogradova, K.L. (1979). Opredelitel' vodoroslej dal'nevostochnykh morej SSSR. Selenye vodorosli [Determination book of the algae of the far-eastern seas of the USSR. Green algae]. pp. 1-148, 67 figs, pls I-XVIII. Leningrad: Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Botanicheskij Institut im. V.L. Komarova.

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References
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South, G.R. (1968). Aspects of the development and reproduction of Acrochaete repens and Bolbocoleon piliferum. Canadian Journal of Botany 46: 101-113.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 November 2019.

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