Conferva daviesii Dillwyn 1809

Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga

Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) StegengaRía de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 1984,Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
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.

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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 Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga.

Type Information
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).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 03 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 03 March 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 03 March 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 October 2022

 
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