Dasya hutchinsiae Harvey 1833

Dasya hutchinsiae Harvey

Dasya hutchinsiae Harveymicroscope, Spain, Galicia, Ría de Vigo, 2007Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Dasya hutchinsiae Harvey 1833: 335

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1833). Div. II. Confervoideae; Div. III. Gloiocladeae. In: The English Flora of Sir James Edward Smith. Class XXIV. Cryptogamia. Vol. V. (or Vol. II of Dr. Hooker's British flora). Part I. Comprising the Mosses, Hepaticae, Lichens, Characeae and Algae. (Hooker, W.J. Eds), pp. 263-265, 265-266, 326-389, 389-405. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longmans Paternoster-Row.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dasya is Dasya pedicellata (C.Agardh) C.Agardh.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Bantry Bay, Co. Cork, Ireland; (Harvey 1833: 335) Lectotype: BM-K; sine numero (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 272) Notes: Syntype localities: Bantry Bay, Co. Cork, Ireland; Shores of Orkney and Caithness, Scotland; Miltown Malbay, Co. Clare, Ireland; Kingstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Rather crisp, bushy, crimson to brownish red fronds, to 100 mm long. Branches numerous, irregular, densely clothed with stiff, patent, repeatedly dichotomous monosiphonous rauli. Ramuli to 20 um diam., with blunt apices, cells 3-4 times as long as broad. Main axis with central siphon and 5 pericentral siphons, corticated.

On rocks or epiphytic, shady low intertidal pools and subtidal, southern and western coasts to Orkney Islands, occasional.

Created: 31 March 1996 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 01 December 2022

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