Eupogonium arbuscula (Dillwyn) Zanardini, nom. illeg. 1847

Publication Details
Eupogonium arbuscula (Dillwyn) Zanardini, nom. illeg. 1847: 33

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1847). Prospetto della flora veneta in occasione del IX. Congresso degli scienziati italiani. pp. [1]-53. Venezia: Nell'i R. Priv. Stabilimento Nazionale de G. Antonelli.

Request PDF

Type Species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aglaothamnion sepositum (Gunnerus) Maggs & Hommersand.

Conferva arbuscula R.Brown ex Dillwyn

Type Information
Syntype localities: "On submersed calcareous Rocks near Ballycastle, North of Ireland. Mr Brown. Bantry Bay, Miss Hutchins [Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland; Bantry Bay, Co. Cork, Ireland]; (Dixon & Price 1981: 137) Lectotype (Ballycastle, Co. Antrim, N. Ireland): Robert Brown; undated; BM; (Dixon & Price 1981: 137) Notes: Typification was discussed in detail by Dixon (1960, 1964). The choice of lectoype was made on the basis of the statement by Dillwyn (1809: 35) that Dawson Turner provided the original description of this entity; but in the text to pl. 85, he seems to credit Robert Brown. The position became confused as a consequence of the latter figure (Dillwyn, 1809, pl. 6G) based on a specimen of Dasya, so that the epithet arbuscula came to be applied in both Callithamnion and Dasya. Despite previous resolution of this issue (Dixon, 1960, 1964), Harris (1966) stated that he had been unable to locate original material.

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Latin), A small tree; little tree (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 04 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi.

Last updated: 12 February 2020

Verification of Data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Loading synonyms...
Loading notes...
Loading common names...
Loading distribution...
Loading references...
Loading bibliographical references...
Loading culture providers...

Linking to this page:

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 12 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 04 December 2022

Currently in AlgaeBase: