Acrochaetium caespitosum (J.Agardh) Nägeli 1862

Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton

Colaconema caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.BoltonSpiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on Patella vulgata - 30 September 2007. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Acrochaetium caespitosum (J.Agardh) Nägeli 1862: 405, 412

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1862 '1861'). Beiträge zur morphologie und systematik der Ceramiaceae. Sitzungsberichte der Königlichen Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu München 1861(2): 297-415, 30 figs, 1 pl.

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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 caespitosum (J.Agardh) Jackelman, Stegenga & J.J.Bolton.

Basionym
Callithamnion caespitosum J.Agardh

Type Information
Type locality: Brest; (Athanasiadis 1996: 26) Lectotype: LD; Agardh No. 18011 (Womersley 1994: 56)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), growing in patches or tufts, caespitose (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 28 June 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 27 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 27 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 October 2022

 
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