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Acrochaetium crassipes (Børgesen) Børgesen 1915

Publication details
Acrochaetium crassipes (Børgesen) Børgesen 1915: 20, fig. 11 (as 'var. typica' )

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1915). The marine algae of the Danish West Indies. Part 3. Rhodophyceae (1). Dansk Botanisk Arkiv 3: 1-80, Figs 1-86.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.

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

Chantransia crassipes Børgesen

Type information
Type locality: St. Thomas Harbor, Virgin Islands (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 96).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Chantransia crassipes Børgesen 1909
Kylinia crassipes (Børgesen) Kylin 1944
Chromastrum crassipes (Børgesen) Papenfuss 1945
Audouinella crassipes (Børgesen) Garbary 1979

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Acrochaetium crassipes var. typicum Børgesen 1915

Nomenclatural notes
Børgesen (1942: 8) cites this species as Acrochaetium crassipes Børgesen.

Taxonomic notes
According to Silva et al. (1996), the name Kylinia microscopica has been misapplied to this species by Desikachary, V.Krishnamurthy & M.Balakrishnan (1990: 67-68, figs. 10A-D).

Gallardo et al. (2016: 15) include Acrochaetium crassipes (Børgesen) Børgesen in the synonymy of "Acrochaetium minimum (Suhr) G. Hamel"; however, it is unclear if this is Acrochaetium minutum (Suhr) Hamel or Acrochaetium minimum Collins. - (27 Sep 2016) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Gallardo, T., Bárbara, I., Afonso-Carrillo, J., Bermejo, R., Altamirano, M., Gómez Garreta, A., Barceló Martí, M.C., Rull Lluch, J., Ballesteros, E. & De la Rosa, J. (2016). Nueva lista crítica de las algas bentónicas marinas de España. A new checklist of benthic marine algae of Spain. Algas. Boletín Informativo de la Sociedad Española de Ficología 51: 7-52, 1 fig., 6 tables.

Garbary, D.J. (1987). The Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta): an annotated bibliography. Bibliotheca Phycologica 77: 1-267, 2 tables.

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