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Acrosymphyton tenax A.J.K.Millar & Kraft 1984

Publication details
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.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrosymphyton is Acrosymphyton purpuriferum (J.Agardh) G.Sjöstedt.

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

Type information
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.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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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.

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