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Acrochaetium arcuatum (K.M.Drew) C.K.Tseng 1945

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.

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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Rhodochorton arcuatum Drew)
North America: California (Drew 1928), Gulf of California (Dawson 1944), Oregon (Drew 1928), Washington (Drew 1928).

(as Rhodochorton vagum K.M.Drew)
North America: California (Drew 1928), Washington (Drew 1928).

(as Acrochaetium vagum (K.M.Drew) C.-C.Jao)
North America: California (Drew 1928 , Abbott & Hollenberg 1976), Washington (Drew 1928 ).

Central America: Costa Rica (Fernández-García & al. 2011).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Tseng 2009).

(as Kylinia arcuata (Drew) Kylin)
North America: Mexico (Dawson 1953).

(as Acrochaetium arcuatum (K.M.Drew) C.K.Tseng)
North America: British Columbia (Hansen & Garbary 1984 ), California (Abbott & Hollenberg 1976, Silva 1979, Miller 2012), Canada (Clayden & Saunders 2014), Gulf of California (Norris, Aguilar-Rosas & Pedroche 2017), Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Pacific) (Mateo-Cid & al. 2020), Oregon (Drew 1928 ), Washington (Drew 1928 ).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Tseng 2009), Commander Islands (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2013), Kamchatka (Selivanova & Zhigadlova 2014), Russia (Far East) (Perestenko 1994), Sea of Okhotsk (Evseeva 2018).

(as Audouinella arcuata (Drew) Garbary, G.I.Hansen & Scagel)
North America: Alaska (Scagel & al. 1989), British Columbia (Scagel & al. 1989), California (Scagel & al. 1989), Oregon (Hansen 1997), Washington (Scagel & al. 1989).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Selivanova 2002).

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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