Acrosymphyton tenax A.J.K. & 1984
Acrosymphyton tenax A.J.K.Millar & Kraft 1984: 140-142, figs 11-26
Published in: Millar, A.J.K. & Kraft, G.T. (1984). The red algal genus Acrosymphyton (Dumontiaceae, Cryptonemiales) in Australia. Phycologia 23: 135-145, 26 figs.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Muttonbird Island, Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia (Millar & Kraft 1984: 140). Holotype: A.J.K. Millar & G.T. Kraft; 28 August 1980; 5-6 m under Ecklonia radiata. MELU Alan Millar No. 402 (Millar & Kraft 1984: 140).
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), holding fast, tough (opposite to fragilis) (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 17 November 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.