Conferva daviesii 1809
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
Syntype localities: "One Marine Algae [probably Swansea, Wales]; Rev. Hugh Davies. Bantry Bay [Co Cork, Ireland]; Miss [Ellen] Hutchins. At Brighton [Sussex, England] Mr [William] Borrer (Dillwyn 1809: 73). Lectotype: BM (Dixon & Irvine 1977: 90). Notes: Dixon & Irvine (1977: 90) mention a lectotype at BM which was probably collected at Beaumaris, Anglesey, Wales, where the Rev. Davies lived from 1801 (Wikipedia).
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.
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
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2021.