Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey 1849

Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey

Current name: Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; above Pelvetia canaliculata on sheltered boulders - 22 November 2015. M.D. Guiry

Publication Details
Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey 1849: pl. CCXXXVIII [238]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CCXVII-CCLXX [217-270]. London: Reeve & Benham.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhizoclonium is Rhizoclonium juergensii (Mertens) K├╝tzing.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Conferva riparia Roth

Type Information
Type locality: "In Insula Norderney observavit amicus dilectiss. Mertens"; (Roth 1806: 216) Lectotype [designated by Womersley 1984: 170; Norderney, East Frisian Islands, Germany]: Mertens; BM; (Womersley 1984: 170) Notes: Womersley (1984: 170) notes that the holotype was destroyed.

Origin of Species Name
(Latin), growing on river banks, belonging to the shore (Dawes & Mathieson 2008)

General Environment
This is a freshwatermarine species.

Created: 01 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 10 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 June 2023

 
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