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Acrochaetium emergens (Rosenvinge) Weber Bosse 1921

Publication details
Acrochaetium emergens (Rosenvinge) Weber Bosse 1921: 194

Published in: Weber-van Bosse, A. (1921). Liste des algues du Siboga. II. Rhodophyceae. Première partie. Protoflorideae, Nemalionales, Cryptonemiales. Vol. 59b pp. 187-310, figs 53-109, Plates VI-VIII. Leiden.
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Type species
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 Colaconema emergens (Rosenvinge) R.Nielsen

Chantransia emergens Rosenvinge

Type information
Type locality: Denmark: Skagerrak: Mollegrund off Hirshals (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: K. Rosenvinge; 8.viii.1899; 11-15 m deep, on Polysiphonia (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), emerging, half-uncovered (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Jao (1936: 247) cites (Rosenvinge) Hamel as the authority for this species. - (2 Aug 2007) - Wendy Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Garbary (1987: 66) list a synonymy between this species and Audouinella emergens (Rosenvinge) Dixon in Parke & Dixon (1976).

Distributional notes
Known in the British Isles only from Galway and the Isle of Man (Dixon & Irvine 1977). Placed in Colaconema by Nielsen et al. (1995).

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acrochaetium emergens (Rosenvinge) Weber Bosse)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Kontula & Fürhapter 2012), France (Magne 1978, Anon. 2017).

North America: Massachusetts (Jao 1936, Taylor 1957).

Source of current name
Nielsen, R. (1994). New combinations within the genus Colaconema (Acrochaetiaceae, Bangiophyceae). Nordic Journal of Botany 14: 715.

Key references
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.

Jao, C.-C. (1936). New Rhodophyceae from Woods Hole. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 63: 237-257, pls 10-13.

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