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Acrocladus pygmaeus (Reinke) Boedeker

Publication details
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.

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

Basionym
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 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
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.

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