Acrosorium fragile W.R.Taylor
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.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), fragile (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Acrosorium (?) fragile Taylor (Taylor, 1945).
This is a marine species.
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.
Wynne, M.J. (2014 '2013'). The red algal families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae. pp. -326, 118 figs. Königstein: Koeltz Scientific Books.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2020.