Griffithsia devoniensis Harvey 1846

Publication Details
Griffithsia devoniensis Harvey 1846: pl. XVI [16]

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1846). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. Text with plates, pls I-LXXVIII. London: Reeve & Benham.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Griffithsia is Griffithsia corallina C.Agardh.

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

Type Information
Lectotype locality: Salcombe, Devon, England; (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 187) Lectotype: Wyatt; September 1840; BM-K; Syntypes: TCD. (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 187)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), living in Devon, a county shire in south-western England.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 17 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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 11 August 2022

 
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