Dasya hutchinsiae Harvey microscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Vigo, 2007
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Dasya hutchinsiae Harvey 1833: 335
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Named for Ellen Hutchins (1785-1815), Irish botanist.
Dasya arbuscula sensu Harvey 1849
John et al. (2004) cite Dasya arbuscula (Dillwyn) C. Agardh as a synonym of this species. Furnari et al. (2003) note that “although D. arbuscula (Brown ex Dillwyn) C. Agardh is a taxonomic synonym of Aglaothamnion sepositum (Gunnerus) Maggs & Hommersand, we follow Gómez Garreta et al. (2001) in considering Italian records of D. arbuscula as sensu Harvey. Therefore, they are here referred to D. hutchinsiae.”
This is a marine species.
Rather crisp, bushy, crimson to brownish red fronds, to 100 mm long. Branches numerous, irregular, densely clothed with stiff, patent, repeatedly dichotomous monosiphonous rauli. Ramuli to 20 um diam., with blunt apices, cells 3-4 times as long as broad. Main axis with central siphon and 5 pericentral siphons, corticated.
On rocks or epiphytic, shady low intertidal pools and subtidal, southern and western coasts to Orkney Islands, occasional.
Lectotype locality: Bantry Bay, Co. Cork, Ireland (Harvey 1833: 335). Lectotype: BM-K sine numero (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 272). Notes: Syntype localities: Bantry Bay, Co. Cork, Ireland; Shores of Orkney and Caithness, Scotland; Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland; Kingstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland.
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. , 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.
Pena, V. & Bárbara, I. (2006). Revision of the genus Dasya (Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in Galicia (NW Spain) and the addition of a new alien species Dasya sessilis Yamada for the European Alantic coasts. Anales del Jardin Botánico de Madrid 63(1): 13-26, 6 figs, 2 tables.
Rodríguez-Prieto, C., Ballesteros, E., Boisset, F. & Afonso-Carrillo, J. (2013). Guía de las macroalgas y fanerógamas marinas del Mediterráneo occidental. pp. -656. Barcelona: Ediciones Omega, S.A..
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