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Acrochaetium savianum (Meneghini) Nägeli 1862

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Acrochaetiales
Family Acrochaetiaceae
Genus Acrochaetium

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Acrochaetium savianum (Meneghini) Nägeli
James Price Point, Western Australia; scale 500 µm. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

 

Phacus circumflexus Pochmann

Colaconema savianum (Meneghini) R.Nielsen James Price Point, Western Australia; scale 500 µm
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Publication details
Acrochaetium savianum (Meneghini) Nägeli 1862: 405, 414

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.
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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 Colaconema savianum (Meneghini) R.Nielsen

Basionym
Callithamnion savianum Meneghini

Type information
Type locality: In portu Genuae [Genoa, Italy] (Athanasiadis 1996: 23). Type: on Zostera . FL Notes: According to Womersley (1994: 47) the holotype was collected at Cherbourg, France and is located in PC.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium intermedium C.-C.Jao 1936

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium savianum (Meneghini) Nägeli)
Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Haroun & al. 2002, Gil-Rodríguez et al. 2003, John & al. 2004, Moro & al. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Madeira (John & al. 2004).

Europe: Adriatic Sea (Giaccone 1978), Baltic Sea (Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), Britain (Hardy & Guiry 2003, Brodie & al. 2015), Bulgaria (Dimitrova-Konaklieva 1981), France (Feldmann 1939, Augier, Boudouresque & Laborel 1971, Verlaque 2001, Anon. 2017), Ireland (Guiry 2012), Italy (Giaccone 1969), Netherlands (Stegenga & Mol 1983), Portugal (Ardré 1970), Romania (Caraus 2017), Spain (Rodriguez Prieto & Polo Alberti 1988, Bárbara & al. 2005, Cires Rodriguez & Cuesta Moliner 2010), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo & al. 2016).

North America: California (Miller 2012), Florida (Littler, Littler & Hanisak 2008).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Suárez 2005, Suárez, Martínez-Daranas & Alfonso 2014).

Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Brazil (Taylor 1931 ).

Africa: Cameroon (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004), Gabon (John, Lawson & Ameka, 2003, John & al. 2004), Mauritania (John & al. 2004), Mauritius (Silva & al. 1996), Tunisia (Meñez & Mathieson 1981, Ben Maiz, Boudouresque & Quahchi 1987).

Middle East: Cyprus (Taskin & al. 2013, Tsiamis & al. 2014), Iran (Kokabi & Yousefzadi 2015), Saudi Arabia (Silva & al. 1996), Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin & al. 2008, Taskin & al. 2008).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013), Sri Lanka (Silva & al. 1996).

Australia and New Zealand: Australia (Silva & al. 1996).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Fiji (N'Yeurt, South & Keats 1996).

(as Acrochaetium intermedium C.-C.Jao)
North America: Massachusetts (Jao 1936, Taylor 1957).

Source of current name
Nielsen, R. (1994). New combinations within the genus Colaconema (Acrochaetiaceae, Bangiophyceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 14: 715.

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

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

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, 109 pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Suárez, A.M., Martínez-Daranas, B. & Alfonso, Y. (2015). Macroalgas marinas de Cuba. pp. [1]-264, 229 figs. La Habana [Havana]: UH [Universidad de La Habana] Editorial.

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