Acrochaetium occidentale Børgesen 1915
Acrochaetium occidentale Børgesen 1915: 44, figs 42, 43
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.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Acrochaetium is Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Acrochaetium barbadense (Vickers) Børgesen.
Type locality: St. Croix, Virgin Islands; (Silva & al. 1996: 100)
Origin of Species Name
This is a marine species.
Created: 29 December 1997 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 13 December 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 December 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 June 2023