Acrochaetium endophyticum Batters 1896

Publication Details
Acrochaetium endophyticum Batters 1896: 386

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1896). New or critical British marine algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 34: 384-390.

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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 Kylinia endophytica (Batters) Athanasiadis.

Type Information
Type locality: Plymouth, Devon; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 95) Lectotype: BM; Slide 7020 (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 95) Notes: England: Plymouth; Collector: G. Brebner; in cortical layer of Dasya coccinea (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), endophytic.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Endophytic in Heterosiphonia plumosa (Ellis) Batt. (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 96).

Created: 16 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 September 2023

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