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Acrochaetium infestans M.Howe & Hoyt 1916

Publication details
Acrochaetium infestans M.Howe & Hoyt 1916: 116

Published in: Howe, M.A. & Hoyt, W.D. (1916). Notes on some marine algae from the vicinity of Beaufort, North Carolina. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 6: 105-123, Plates 11-15.

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 infestans (M.Howe & Hoyt) Woelkerling

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), infesting, attacking (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Beaufort, North Carolina, U.S.A. (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99). Lectotype: NY (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 99).

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Source of current name
Woelkerling, W.J. (1973). The Audouinella complex (Rhodophyta) in the western Sargasso Sea. Rhodora 75: 78-101, 8 figs.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

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

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Boney, A.D. (1970). On the occurrence of structures resembling certain reproductive organs in cultures of Acrochaetium infestans Howe et Hoyt. Nova Hedwigia 19: 125-128.
White, E.B. & Boney, A.D. (1967). Acrochaetium infestans Howe et Hoyt. British Phycological Bulletin 3: 343.

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