Acrochaetium opetigenum Børgesen
Acrochaetium opetigenum Børgesen 1915: 38, figs 35-37
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1915). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 1-80, Figs 1-86.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: St. Jan: off Cruz Bay (Silva 1996-to date).on Dasya elegans, 20 m. (Silva 1996-to date
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium opetigenum Børgesen)
Central America: Costa Rica (Stegenga & Kemperman 1983 ).
Caribbean Islands: Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
Stegenga, H. & Kemperman, T.C.M. (1983). Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) new to the Coasta Rican Atlantic flora. Brenesia 21: 67-91, 35 figs.
Created: 17 June 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2014 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 29 February 2020.