Griffithsia devoniensis Harvey 1846
Griffithsia devoniensis Harvey 1846: pl. XVI 
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.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
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.
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