Chromastrum compactum (C.-C.Jao) Papenfuss 1945

Publication Details
Chromastrum compactum (C.-C.Jao) Papenfuss 1945: 321

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1945). Review of the Acrochaetium-Rhodochorton complex of the red algae. University of California Publications in Botany 18: 229-334.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chromastrum is Chromastrum virgatulum (Harvey) Papenfuss.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium compactum C.-C.Jao.

Acrochaetium compactum C.-C.Jao

Type Information
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 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 June 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 30 April 2024

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 April 2024. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 May 2024

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