Conferva hookeri Dillwyn 1809

Aglaothamnion hookeri (Dillwyn) Maggs & Hommersand

Aglaothamnion hookeri (Dillwyn) Maggs & HommersandSpain, Galicia, Ría de A Coruña, 2005, microscope; tetrasporangiaIgnacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Conferva hookeri Dillwyn 1809: pl. 106

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 Gaillona hookeri (Dillwyn) Athanasiadis.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Cawsie, Moray, Scotland; (Dixon & Price 1981: 138) Lectotype: undated; TCD; (Dixon & Price 1981: 138) Notes: [Syn] 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."

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 October 2022

 
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