Gaillona hookeri (Dillwyn) Athanasiadis 2016

Gaillona hookeri (Dillwyn) Athanasiadis

Current name: Gaillona hookeri (Dillwyn) Athanasiadis
Cornwall, England - 22 June 2016. David Fenwick (

Publication Details
Gaillona hookeri (Dillwyn) Athanasiadis 2016: 810

Published in: Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. II. pp. [2], 763-1504. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Publication date: "10th July 2016"

Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gaillona is Conferva arbuscula R.Brown ex Dillwyn.

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

Conferva hookeri Dillwyn

Type Information
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."

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 27 February 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2017

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