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Acrochaetium pulchellum Børgesen 1915

Publication details
Acrochaetium pulchellum Børgesen 1915: 23, figs 14-16

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.
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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 (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia pulchella (Børgesen) De Toni 1924
Chromastrum pulchellum (Børgesen) Papenfuss 1945
Kylinia pulchella (Børgesen) Papenfuss 1947
Audouinella pulchella (Børgesen) Garbary 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium pulchellum Børgesen)
Atlantic Islands: Madeira (Levring 1974, Neto, Cravo & Haroun 2001, John & al. 2004, Ferreira & al. 2018), Tristan da Cunha (Baardseth 1941).

North America: Mexico (Pedroche & Sentíes 2020), Mexico (Atlantic) (García & al. 2020).

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

South-east Asia: Vietnam (Pham-Hoàng 1969, Nguyen et al. 2013).

Asia: South China Sea (Phang & al. 2016).

(as Kylinia pulchella (Børgesen) Papenfuss)
Caribbean Islands: Virgin Islands (Taylor 1960).

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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

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