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Acrochaetium collinsianum Børgesen 1920

Publication details
Acrochaetium collinsianum Børgesen 1920: 454

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1920). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (6). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 369-504, Figs 361-435.
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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 currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium liagorae Børgesen

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia collinsiana (Børgesen) De Toni 1924

Taxonomic notes
According to Woelkerling & Womersley (1994: 69), Audouinella liagorae (Boergesen) Woelkerling 1971 is the accepted name for this species. Garbary (1987: 44, 45) notes that this taxon was suggested as a replacement for Acrochaetium liagorae Borgesen, and is a synonym for Audouinella liagorae (Borgesen) Woelkerling. According to Silva et al. (1996:99), Audouinella liagorae (Borgesen) Woelkerling is a synonym of Acrochaetium liagorae Borgesen.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Woelkerling, W.J. & Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). Order Acrochaetiales Feldmann 1953: 12. In: The marine benthic flora of southern Australia. Rhodophyta - Part IIIA. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 42-76. Canberra:

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