Acrochaetium discoideum Børgesen
Acrochaetium discoideum Børgesen 1924: 271
Published in: Børgesen, F. (1924). Marine algae from Easter Island. In: The Natural History of Juan Fernandez and Easter Island. (Skottsberg, C. Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 247-309. Uppsala: Almquist & Wiksells.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), discoid.
Chantransia discoidea (Børgesen) De Toni 1924
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Hanga Piko, Easter Island (Børgesen 1924: 271). Type: C. Skottsberg; Epiphytic on Dictyopteris repens. C? (Børgesen 1924: 271).
(as Chantransia discoidea (Børgesen) De Toni)
Pacific Islands: Easter Island (Garbary 1987).
Source of current name
Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.
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Verified by: 26 January 2005 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 December 2019.