Dasya villosa Harvey 1844
Dasya villosa Harvey
Harvey, W.H. (1847). Nereis australis, or algae of the southern ocean: being figures and descriptions of marine plants, collected on the shores of the Cape of Good Hope, the extra-tropical Australian colonies, Tasmania, New Zealand, and the Antarctic r
Dasya villosa Harvey 1844: 433
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Syntype localities: "George Town, V. D. L., R. Gunn, Esg., n. 1262 and 1263." [Georgetown, Tasmania]; (Harvey 1844: 433) Lectotype (Gunn 1263. tetrasporangial; designated by Womersley 1998: 428): TCD; herb. alg. Harvey (Womersley 1998: 428) Notes: Womersley (1998: 428) notes that there are isolectotypes in TCD also at BM and MEL (Gunn's book).
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 23 January 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 28 February 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 September 2023