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Chromastrum hirsutum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945

Publication details
Chromastrum hirsutum (K.M.Drew) Papenfuss 1945: 321

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum is Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium microscopicum (Nägeli ex Kützing) Nägeli

Basionym
Rhodochorton hirsutum K.M.Drew

Type information
Type locality: Vancouver Island (Drew 1928: 167). Type: on Polysiphonia subulata. Collins, Holden & Setchell, Phyco. Bor.Amer. (Exsicc.) no. 1796 (Drew 1928: 167). Notes: Collector: John Macoun (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), hairy.

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

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

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 July 2021.

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