Dasya villosa Harvey 1844: 433
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1844). Algae of Tasmania. London Journal of Botany 3: 428-454.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Kim (2012: 150), while reporting material under this name from Korea, considers that the taoxnomic status of the Korean material requires further investigation. - (18 Mar 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Harvey 1844: 433). Lectotype: Gunn 1263 (tetrasporangial); TCD herb. Harvey (Womersley 1998: 428). Notes: Womersley (1998: 428) notes that there are isolectotypes in TCD; Herb. Hooker, BM; MEL (Gunn'’s book).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Dasya villosa Harvey)
Europe: Greece (Gerloff & Geissler 1974).
South America: Temperate South America (Ramírez & Santelices 1991).
Asia: China (Tseng 1984, Liu 2008, Zeng 2009, Wang 2012), Japan (Yoshida, Nakajima & Nakata 1990, Yoshida 1998, Yoshida, Suzuki & Yoshinaga 2015), Korea (Lee & Kang 2001, Choi, Kraft, Lee & Saunders 2002, Lee 2008, Kim 2012 ).
South-east Asia: Philippines (Ang, Sin Man Leung & Mei Mei Choi 2014).
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Womersley 1998, Huisman 2000), Tasmania (Womersley 1998, Huisman 2000, Scott 2017), Victoria (Womersley 1998, Huisman 2000), Western Australia (Womersley 1998, Huisman 2000).
Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic regions; deposited in the Herbarium of the Dublin University. [Part 1]. pp. i-viii, 1-64, pls I-XXV. London: Reeve Brothers.
Kim, H.-S. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 4, Number 6 Rhodophyta: Florideophyceae: Ceramiales: Ceramiaceae II (Corticated Species), Dasyaceae. pp. [1-4], 1-191, figs 1-132. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.
Scott, F.J. (2017). Marine plants of Tasmania. pp. [i]-viii, 1-360, numerous col. illus. Hobart: Tasmania Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Womersley, H.B.S. (1998). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIC. Ceramiales - Ceramiaceae, Dasyaceae. pp. 535. Canberra & Adelaide: Australian Biological Resources Study & State Herbarium of South Australia.
Zheng, B., Liu, J. & Chen, Z. (2001). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus II Rhodophyta No. VI Ceramiales (I). pp. [i-vi], i-xx, 1-159, 1 pl. Beijing: Science Press.
Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 February 2018 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 19 June 2018.