Conferva carnea Dillwyn 1807

Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh

Current name: Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh
Loch Druidibeg, South Uist, Scotland. Freshwater but close to sea. - 19 August 2016. C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'

Publication Details
Conferva carnea Dillwyn 1807: pl. 84 A, B

Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1807). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. pls 82-93 (with text). London: W. Phillips.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: "On Conferva in the River near Loughor, Glamorganshire. W. W. Young" [Llwchwr, Glamorgan, Wales]; (Dillwyn 1807: pl. 85 A-D) Lectotype?: W.W. Young; Septemer 1805; “on other Confervae on rocks in river near confluence with Sea...”; BM; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 67) Notes: Epitype: Port Eynon (51º32'N, 04º12' W), on "Laurencia sp.", Gower, Wales, collected by Juliet Brodie, 5 September 1997; deposited NSW865944.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flesh-coloured (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 13 October 2023

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 13 October 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 17 June 2024

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