Acrochaetium infestans M.Howe & Hoyt 1916

Publication Details
Acrochaetium infestans M.Howe & Hoyt 1916: 116

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Woelkerling.

Type Information
Type locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, U.S.A.; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99) Lectotype: NY; (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99)

Origin of Species Name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 June 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 August 2018

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 August 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2023

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