Acrochaete repens Pringsheim 1862
Acrochaete repens Pringsheim 1862: 4, 8, pl. XIX  [II in reprint]
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acrochaete.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvella repens (Pringsheim) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor.
Type locality: Nordsee, auf Scytosiphon filum, Leathesia marina, etc. [Helgoland]; (Pringsheim 1862: 8) Lectotype: original illustration by Pringsheim (1862, pl. XIX; reprint pl. II) selected by Burrows (1991: 102): C: CAT2450 (dried material of isolate RN090704-1) (epitype) (Nielsen et al. 2013: 52)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 21 July 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 July 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2023