Acrochaete polymorpha (L.Moewus) R.Nielsen 1988

Publication Details
Acrochaete polymorpha (L.Moewus) R.Nielsen 1988: 238

Published in: Nielsen, R. (1988). Small green algae from brackish water in the Tvärminne area, southern Finland. Annale Botanica Fennica 25: 237-257.

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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 leptochaete (Huber) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor.

Ectochaete polymorpha L.Moewus

Type Information
Type locality: Germany: Spiekeroog; (Index Nominum Algarum) Lectotype: original illustration by Moewus (1949, fig. 22): (Nielsen et al. 2013: 51)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), polymorphous, polymorphic; variable in form (Brown 1954).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 September 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 08 March 2013

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 March 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 December 2023

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