Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael 1833

Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael

Current name: Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael
Width of widest axis 240 ┬Ám. Blue Pool, Portrush, Co. Antrim, Ireland; about 2 m below CD on scoured bedrock; note the sunken cystocarps; - 02 August 2013. Francis Bunker

Publication Details
Gloiosiphonia capillaris (Hudson) Carmichael 1833: 45, pl. 17: fig. 3 a, b

Published in: Berkeley, M.J. (1833). Gleanings of British algae; being an Appendix to the Supplement to English Botany. , pls 13-16. London: Sold by the proprietor C.E. Sowerby, 3 Mead Place Westminster Road; G.B. Sowerby, 156, Regent Street; Longman and Co., and Sherwood & Co., Paternoster Row; &c..

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Publication date: 1 January 1833

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gloiosiphonia.

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

Fucus capillaris Hudson

Type Information
Syntype localities: Habitat in saxis submarinis; prope Sheerness in insula Shepey [Kent], in Devonia [Devon] et Cornubia [Cornwall] passim.; (Hudson 1778: 591) Notes: The type may have been destroyed in a fire: "... but in 1783 the author's house in Panton Street took fire, his collections of insects and many of his plants were destroyed, and the inmates narrowly escaped with their lives. Hudson retired to Jermyn Street." [Wikipedia].

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), capillary, hair-like, thread-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 13 May 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 17 February 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 17 February 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 03 March 2024

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