Byssus reticulata ( ) F.H.Wiggers
Hydrodictyon reticulatum (Linnaeus) Bory Barton-under-Needwood Quarry, South Staffordshire, UK. With Roger Flower and David Ryves.
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Byssus reticulata (Linnaeus) F.H.Wiggers 1780: 92
Published in: Wiggers, F.H. (1780). Primitiae florae holsaticae; quas praeside D. Joh. Christiano Kerstens. pp. [i-viii], 1-112. Kiliae [Kiel]: litteris Mich. Frider. Bartschii Acad. Typogr.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrodictyon reticulatum (Linnaeus) Bory
Conferva reticulata Linnaeus
Type locality: Habitat in Europae fluviis ad eorum littora [Europe] (Linnaeus 1753: 1165). Lectotype Voucher: OXF (Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 2009: 244). Notes: Cites Conferva reticulata Dillenius, a pre-Linnaean name; the illustration in Dillenius, Historia muscorum., t. 4, f. 14 (1742) is designated as lectotype by L.M. Irvine in Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis (2009: 244) of which there is a voucher in OXF "Conferva reticulata".
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 09 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2019.