Acrochaetium porphyrae (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith 1944

Publication Details
Acrochaetium porphyrae (K.M.Drew) G.M.Smith 1944: 179, pl. 40: figs 8, 9

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula California. pp. [i]-ix, [1]-622, 98 pls. Stanford & London: Stanford University Press; Humphrey Milford Oxford University Press.

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 Rhododrewia porphyrae (K.M.Drew) S.L.Clayden & G.W.Saunders.

Rhodochorton porphyrae K.M.Drew

Type Information
Type locality: Lands End, San Francisco, California; (Drew 1928: 189) Holotype: Gardner No. 3276; endophytic; UC; 294552 (Drew 1928: 189) Notes: Woelkerling & Womersley in Womersley (1994: 71) notes that the type was found in Porphyra perforata .

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), of or on the genus Porphyra (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 April 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 July 2014

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 July 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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