Areschougia conferta Harvey 1860

Nizymenia conferta (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft

Current name: Nizymenia conferta (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft
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Publication Details
Areschougia conferta Harvey 1860: pl. CLXVI

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1860). Phycologia australica: or, a history of Australian seaweeds; comprising coloured figures and descriptions of the more characteristic marine algae of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia, and a synopsis of all known Australian algae. Vol. 3. pp. viii, pls CXXI-CLXXX (with text). London: Lovell Reeve & Co..

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Areschougia is Areschougia laurencia (Hooker f. & Harvey) Harvey.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nizymenia conferta (Harvey) Chiovitti, G.W.Saunders & Kraft.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Swan River, Western Australia; (Silva & al. 1996: 312) Notes: This type locality was first recorded by Searles (1968: 39, pl. 7a).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dense (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 July 2009

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 July 2009. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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