Chromastrum tenuissimum (Collins) H. & T.C.M.Kemperman
Chromastrum tenuissimum (Collins) H.Stegenga & T.C.M.Kemperman 1983: 72
Published in: Stegenga, H. & Kemperman, T.C.M. (1983). Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) new to the Coasta Rican Atlantic flora. Brenesia 21: 67-91, 35 figs.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium tenuissimum (Collins) Papenfuss
Type locality: San Pedro, California, U.S.A. (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 101). Type: FH (Woelkerling 1971: 52). Notes: Material from the type collection is distributed in Phycotheca Boreali Americana, No. 741 (Woelkerling, 1971: 52). Collector: Miss S.P. Monks, Nov. 1898 (INA). Growing on Phyllospadix on the flats at the entrance to the harbor (Drew, 1928).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Stegenga & Kemperman (1983: 72) cite Acrochaetium virgatulum f. tenuissima Collins as basionym. However, in INA Chantransia virgatula f. tenuissima Collins 1900 is basionym of Acrochaetium virgatulum f. tenuissimum (Collins) Collins 1906 and Cromastrum tenuissimum is considered to be invalid because the basionym was not cited. - (30 Jul 2014) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 30 July 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 January 2020.