Acrochaetium compactum C.-C. 1936
Acrochaetium compactum C.-C.Jao 1936: 241, pl. 10: figs 6-14
Published in: Jao, C.-C. (1936). New Rhodophyceae from Woods Hole. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 63: 237-257, pls 10-13.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium microscopicum (Nägeli ex Kützing) Nägeli
Type locality: Black Rock, Sconticut Neck near Fairhaven, New Bedford (Jao 1936: 241). Type: 25 July 1934; Very abundant on Cladophora sp.. MICH (Jao 1936: 241). Notes: Type in C.-C. Jao collections and Herb. Univ. Mich., Woods Hole No. 275.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1985).
This is a marine species.
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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