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Acrochaetium canariense Børgesen 1927

Publication details
Acrochaetium canariense Børgesen 1927: 17, figs 9 a-h, 10 a-f, 11

Published in: Børgesen, F. (1927). Marine algae from the Canary Islands especially from Teneriffe and Gran Canaria. III. Rhodophyceae. Part I. Bangiales and Nemalionales. Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Meddelelser 6(6): 1-97, 49 figs.

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.

Type information
Type locality: Playa de Santa Catalina, Gran Canaria, Islas Canarias (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 147). Type: C (Afonso Carrillo & Sansón 1999: 147).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), living in or from the Canary Islands (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Audouinella canariensis (Børgesen) Garbary 1979
Chromastrum canariense (Børgesen) Stegenga & Mulder 1979

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Afonso Carrillo, J. & Sansón, M. (1999). Algas, hongos y fanerógamas marinas de las Islas Canarias. Clave analítica. pp. [1] 9-254. La Laguna, Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Servicio de Publicaciones Universidad de la Laguna.

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

Desikachary, T.V., Balakrishnan, M.S. & Krishnamurthy, V. (1990). Florideophycidae Palmariales - Gelidiales. In: Rhodophyta. II. Taxonomy part. Part IIA. (Desikachary, T.V., Krishnamurthy, V. & Balakrishnan, M.S. Eds), pp. 47-214. Madras, India: Madras Science Foundation.

Hwang, I.-K. & Kim, H.-S. (2011). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 2. Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae, Nemaliophycidae: Acrochaetiales, Colaconematales, Palmariales, Nemaliales. Nemalian red algae. pp. [1-6], 1-111, figs 1-66. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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