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Acrochaetium brebneri (Batters) Hamel 1928

Publication details
Acrochaetium brebneri (Batters) Hamel 1928: 185

Published in: Hamel, G. (1928). Sur les genres Acrochaetium Naeg. et Rhodochorton Naeg.. Revue Algologique 3: 159-210.

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.

Basionym
Rhodochorton brebneri Batters

Type information
Type locality: Rennie Rocks, Plymouth, Devon, England (Yoo & Lee 1979: 83). Lectotype: BM Slide 10066 (Yoo & Lee 1979: 83).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Rhodochorton brebneri Batters 1897
Chantransia brebneri (Batters) Rosenvinge 1909
Audouinella brebneri (Batters) P.S.Dixon 1976

Nomenclatural notes
Combination also introduced by Stegenga (1985: 294, figs 2, 3). - (30 Jan 2017) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Known only from the type material from Plymouth, England. May represent in situ carpospore development of the basiphyte Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Dixon & Irvine, 1977: 84; South & Tittley 1986: 34).

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.

Batters, E.A.L. (1897). New or critical British marine algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 35: 433-440.

Dixon, P.S. & Irvine, L.M. (1977). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 1. Introduction, Nemaliales, Gigartinales. pp. [i]-xi, [1]-252, 90 figs. London: British Museum (Natural History).

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

Stegenga, H. (1985). The marine Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) of southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 51: 291-330, 25 figs, 1 table.

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