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Acrochaetium affine M.Howe & Hoyt

Publication details
Acrochaetium affine M.Howe & Hoyt 1916: 118, pl. 15

Published in: Howe, M.A. & Hoyt, W.D. (1916). Notes on some marine algae from the vicinity of Beaufort, North Carolina. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 6: 105-123, Plates 11-15.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia affine (M.Howe & Hoyt) De Toni 1924
Rhodochorton affine (M.Howe & Hoyt) K.M.Drew 1928
Kylinia affinis (M.Howe & Hoyt) Kylin 1944
Audouinella affinis (M.Howe & Hoyt) Schneider 1983

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
North Carolina, U.S.A.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium affine M.Howe & Hoyt)
North America: North Carolina (NC) (Taylor 1960).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

(as Audouinella affinis (M.Howe & Hoyt) Schneider)
North America: North Carolina (NC) (Schneider & Searles 1991).

Key references
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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