Acrochaete viridis (Reinke) R.Nielsen 1979

Publication Details
Acrochaete viridis (Reinke) R.Nielsen 1979: 442

Published in: Nielsen, R. (1979). Culture studies on the type species of Acrochaete, Bolbocoleon and Entocladia (Chaetophoraceae, Chlorophyceae). Botaniska Notiser 132: 441-449, 3 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrochaete is Acrochaete repens Pringsheim.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulvella viridis (Reinke) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor.

Basionym
Entocladia viridis Reinke

Type Information
Type locality: Napoli, Italy; (Silva & al. 1996: 724) Type: on Derbesia [ = Pedobesia] lamourouxii; KIEL; (Womersley 1984: 133) Notes: "Type material could not be located, so, for the present, the species must be typified by the original figures of Reinke 1879" (O'’Kelly & Yarish (1981: 33). The name has been lectotypified by the original illustration (Reinke 1879, pl. VI: fig. 6, although the authors cited pl. "17") by Brodie, Maggs & John 2007: 117). However, it was already lectotypified by Burrows (1991: 113): original illustration (Reinke, 1879, fig. 6). [See also Nielsen et al. (2013: 53)]. Epitype designated (by Nielsen et al. 2013: 53): C: Cat 2456 (dried material of isolate RN 275478).

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 July 2014

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 July 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 January 2023

 
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