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Acrochaetium epispiculum A.B.Joly & Cordeiro

Publication details
Acrochaetium epispiculum A.B.Joly & Cordeiro 1963: 135

Published in: Joly, A.B. & Cordero, M. (1963). Two new species of Acrochaetium from southern Brazil. Bol. Fac. Fil. Ciênc. Let. Univ. S. Paoulo 19: 135-146.

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.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Audouinella epispicula (A.B.Joly & Cordeiro) Garbary 1987

Taxonomic notes
According to Womersley (1994:64), A. episculum Joly & Cordeiro (1963: 135, pl. 1) is doubtfully distinct from Audouinella spongicola. See also Boney & White (1967). - (21 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Boney, A.D. & White, E.B. (1967). Observations on an endozoic red alga. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 47: 223-232.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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