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Acrochaetium arcuatum (K.M.Drew) C.K.Tseng

Publication details
Acrochaetium arcuatum (K.M.Drew) C.K.Tseng 1945: 158, pl. I: fig. 1

Published in: Tseng, C.K. (1945). New and unrecorded marine algae of Hong Kong. Papers of the Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters 30: 157-172, Plates I, II.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Rhodochorton arcuatum Drew

Type information
Type locality: Moss Beach, San Mateo County, California (Drew 1928: 165). Holotype: Drew, no. 1037; on Pterosiphonia bipinnata. UC 294558 (Drew 1928: 165).

Origin of species name
Participle A curved, like a bow (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton arcuatum Drew 1928
Kylinia arcuata (Drew) Kylin 1944
Chromastrum arcuatum (Drew) Papenfuss 1945
Audouinella arcuata (Drew) Garbary, G.I.Hansen & Scagel 1983

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton vagum K.M.Drew 1928
Acrochaetium vagum (K.M.Drew) C.-C.Jao 1937
Chromastrum vagum (Drew) Stegenga & Mulder 1979
Audouinella vaga (Drew) Garbary, Hansen & Scagel 1983

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
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.

Zeng, C. (Tseng, C.K.), Luan, R., Chen, Z. & Li, W. (2005). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. II Acrochaetiales Nemaliales Bonnemaisoniales. pp. [i-vii], i-xxiii, 1-180 , pls I-VIII. Beijing: Science Press.

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