Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh 1883

Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh

Current name: Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh
Loch Druidibeg, South Uist, Scotland. Freshwater but close to sea. - 19 August 2016. C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'

Publication Details
Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh 1883: 15, pl. I [1]: figs 8-10

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1883). Till algernes systematik. Nya bidrag. (Tredje afdelningen.). Lunds Universitets Års-Skrift, Afdelningen for Mathematik och Naturvetenskap 19(2): 1-177, IV pls.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Erythrotrichia is Erythrotrichia ceramicola (Lyngbye) Areschoug.

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

Conferva carnea Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: "On Conferva in the River near Loughor, Glamorganshire. W. W. Young" [Llwchwr, Glamorgan, Wales]; (Dillwyn 1807: pl. 85 A-D) Lectotype?: W.W. Young; Septemer 1805; “on other Confervae on rocks in river near confluence with Sea...”; BM; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 67) Notes: Epitype: Port Eynon (51º32'N, 04º12' W), on "Laurencia sp.", Gower, Wales, collected by Juliet Brodie, 5 September 1997; deposited NSW865944.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flesh-coloured (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Epiphytic on various algae (e.g. Porphyra, Polyides, Dictyota, Padina) and on eelgrass Zostera; midlittoral to shallow sublittoral in sheltered habitats, also deep sublittoral (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 67).

Created: 09 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 01 April 2022

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