Acrocladus pygmaeus (Reinke) Boedeker 2016

Publication Details
Acrocladus pygmaeus (Reinke) Boedeker 2016: 921

Published in: Boedeker, C., Leliaert, F. & Zuccarello, G.C. (2016). Molecular phylogeny of the Cladophoraceae (Cladophorales, Ulvophyceae) with the resurrection of Acrocladus Nägeli and Willeella Børgesen, and the description of Lurbica gen. nov. and Pseudorhizoclonium gen. nov. Journal of Phycology 52(6): 905-928.

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Acrocladus is Acrocladus mediterraneus Nägeli.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete pygmaea (Reinke) M.J.Wynne.

Cladophora pygmaea Reinke

Type Information
Type locality: Strand, Kielor Förde, Germany; (Hoek 1963: 36) Lectotype: 1887; KIEL; in herb. Reinke (Hoek 1963: 36)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), pygmy, dwarf (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 21 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda.

Last updated: 15 August 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 15 August 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 16 June 2024

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