Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1984,
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Conferva daviesii Dillwyn 1809: 73, supplementary pl. F
Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1809). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. 1-87, 1-6 (Index and Errata), Plates 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga
Named for the Rev. Hugh Davies (1739-1821), Welsh botanist and Anglican clergyman; author of "Welsh Botanology" (1813).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Lectotype locality: probably north Wales (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 97). Lectotype: BM (Woelkerling & Womersley 1994: 52). Notes: This type locality was first described by Dixon & L.Irvine (1977b: 90) (Silva et al., 1996). According to Woelkerling & Womersley in Womerley (1994: 52) the type material is from Ireland or Wales (Swansea) (see Woelkerling, 1973b: 552, 594; Dixon & Irvine, 1977b: 90). [ Holotype: NMW; Type Locality: Bantry Bay , Ireland (Hutchins) (Womersley, 1971: 29].
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.
Source of current name
Stegenga, H. (1985). The marine Acrochaetiaceae (Rhodophyta) of southern Africa. South African Journal of Botany 51: 291-330, 25 figs, 1 table.
Created: 03 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 01 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.