Higher Classification: > Kingdom Plantae > Division Rhodophyta > Subdivision Eurhodophytina > Class Florideophyceae > Subclass Rhodymeniophycidae > Family Acrochaetiaceae > Genus Acrochaetium

Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli, 1858

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

AcrochaetiumNägeli, 1858accepted genus name
Chromastrum Papenfuss, 1945 synonym
Kylinia Rosenvinge, 1909 synonym

Species group names

Acrochaetium rhipidandrum (Rosenvinge) G.Hamel, 1927 synonym
Audouinella secundata (Lyngbye) P.S.Dixon, 1976 synonym
Ceramium secundatum (Lyngbye) C.Agardh, 1824 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Danish: grenet stjernetråd


basis of record

Guiry, M.D. (2001). Macroalgae of Rhodophycota, Phaeophycota, Chlorophycota, and two genera of Xanthophycota, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 20-38

additional source

Dyntaxa (2013) Swedish Taxonomic Database. Accessed at www.dyntaxa.se [15-01-2013].

additional source

Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2).

additional source

Fredericq, S., T. O. Cho, S. A. Earle, C. F. Gurgel, D. M. Krayesky, L. E. Mateo-Cid, A. C. Mendoza-González, J. N. Norris, and A. M. Suárez. 2009. Seaweeds of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 187–259 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. I. Biodiversity, pp. 187-259. Texas A&M Univ. Press.

additional source





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External Links

GenBank (3 nucleotides; 1 proteins)
Barcode of Life (7 barcodes)
Biodiversity Heritage Library (6 publications)


Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Acrochaetium secundatum (Lyngbye) Nägeli, 1858. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:144387




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