Acrocladus pygmaeus ( ) Boedeker
Acrocladus pygmaeus (Reinke) Boedeker in Boedeker, Leliaert & Zuccarello 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Lychaete pygmaea (Reinke) M.J.Wynne
Cladophora pygmaea Reinke
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 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.
Created: 21 January 2017 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
Verified by: 15 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 February 2018.