Conferva hookeri Dillwyn 1809
Gaillona hookeri (Dillwyn) Athanasiadis
Spiddal Pier, Co. Galway, Ireland - 29 March 2002. Michael Guiry (email@example.com)
Conferva hookeri Dillwyn 1809: pl. 106 A-D
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), pls. 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gaillona hookeri (Dillwyn) Athanasiadis.
Syntype localities: "On Rocks in the Sea at Cawsie, Murrayshire [Scotland]; Mr. Hooker and Mr. Barter. Holyhead; Rev. Hugh Davies. Bantry Bay ; Miss Hutchins." ; (Dixon & Price 1981: 138) Lectotype (Cawsie, Moray, Scotland): W.J.Hooker and Borrer; undated; TCD; (Dixon & Price 1981: 138) Notes: Dixon & Price (1981: 138) "Type localities: Cawsie [Moray, Scotland], coll. Hooker and Borrer; Holyhead, coll. Davies; Bantry Bay, coll. Hutchins (Dillwyn, 1809 : pi. 106). Lectotype: TCD, Hooker and Borrer, Cawsie, undated, labelled 'Br. Flora C. Hookeri Cawsie Hook. Borrer', in Harvey's hand. Other material: BM(K), three specimens. Comments: Harris (1966) cited a K specimen, supposedly from Holyhead, Anglesey. None of the K material mentioned above is so annotated and the specimen at TCD is the legitimate choice of lectotype."
This is a marine species.
Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 26 October 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2023