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Acrochaetium trifilum (Buffham) Batters 1902

Publication details
Acrochaetium trifilum (Buffham) Batters 1902: 58

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1902). A catalogue of the British marine algae being a list of all the species of seaweeds known to occur on the shores of the British Islands, with the localities where they are found. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 40(Supplement): 1-107.
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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.

Basionym
Chantransia trifila Buffham

Type information
Holotype locality: Swanage, Dorset, England (Buffham 1892: 24). Holotype: BM (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 122).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia trifila Buffham 1892
Kylinia trifila (Buffham) Kylin 1944
Audouinella trifila (Buffham) P.S.Dixon 1976
Chromastrum trifila (Buffham) Stegenga & Mulder 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium trifilum (Buffham) Batters)
Europe: Britain (Newton 1931, Hardy & Guiry 2003, Guiry 2012), France (Feldmann 1939), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Italy (Cinelli & al. 1976), Spain (Pérez-Ruzafa 1990).

North America: Virginia (Humm 1979).

Africa: Morocco (Moussa & al. 2018), Tunisia (Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

(as Audouinella trifila (Buffham) P.S.Dixon)
Europe: Balearic Islands (Báez et al. 2005b), Britain (Dixon & Irvine 1977), France (Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b), Italy (Furnari & al. 2003, Furnari & al. 2003, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b, Serio et al 2006), Sardinia (Furnari & al. 2003), Spain (Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, Ballesteros 1983, Pérez-Ruzafa & Honrubia 1984, Gallardo & al. 1985, Soto & Conde 1989, Ballesteros 1990, Conde & al. 1996, Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b).

Africa: Algeria (Báez et al. 2005b), Morocco (Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b), Tunisia (Báez et al 2005a, Báez et al. 2005b).

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.

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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