Acrosorium fragile W.R.Taylor 1945

Publication Details
Acrosorium fragile W.R.Taylor 1945: 285, pl. 95: fig. 2 (as 'Acrosorium (?) fragile')

Published in: Taylor, W.R. (1945). Pacific marine algae of the Allan Hancock Expeditions to the Galapagos Islands. Allan Hancock Pacific Expeditions 12: i-iv, 1-528, 3 figs, 100 pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrosorium is Acrosorium aglaophylloides Zanardini ex K├╝tzing.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Academy Bay, I. Santa Cruz, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador; (Taylor 1945: 285) Type: W.R. Taylor no. 34-317; 20 January 1934; Hancock Foundation; (Taylor 1945: 285) Notes: Type dredged off Academy Bay.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 June 2004 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 September 2014

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 September 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2023

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