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Acrochaete parasitica Oltmanns 1894

Publication details
Acrochaete parasitica Oltmanns 1894: 208, 210, pl. VII: figs 1-10

Published in: Oltmanns, F. (1894). Über einige parasitische Meeresalgen. Botanische Zeitung 52: 207-216.

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 parasitica (Oltmanns) R.Nielsen, C.J.O'Kelly & B.Wysor

Type information
Type locality: Greenland: near Egedesminde; Germany: near Warnemünde on Fucus (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype: original illustration by Oltmanns (1894, fig.6): C: CAT 2451 (dried material of strain RN060972) (epitype) (Nielsen et al. 2013: 52).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), parasitic (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Nielsen, R., Petersen, G., Seberg, O., Daugbjerg, N., O'Kelly, C.J. & Wysor, B. (2013). Revision of the genus Ulvella (Ulvellaceae, Ulvophyceae) based on morphology and tufA gene sequences of species in culture, with Acrochaete and Pringsheimiella placed in synonymy. Phycologia 52(1): 37-56.

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

Salavarría Palma, E.A. & Paul, S. (2020). A peep into the transcriptome studies of the industrially important brown algae with special focus on Macrocystis genus. Revista Peruana de Biología 27(1): 49-53.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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