Acrosiphonia arcta (Dillwyn) Gain 1912

Acrosiphonia arcta (Dillwyn) Gain

Acrosiphonia arcta (Dillwyn) GainKilkee, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower-shore rock platforms - 25 March 2005. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Acrosiphonia arcta (Dillwyn) Gain 1912: 31

Published in: Gain, L. (1912). La flore algologique des régions antarctiques et subantarctiques. In: Deuxième Expédition Antarctique Française (1908-1910) commandée par le Dr Jean Charcot. Sciences Naturelles: Documents Scientifiques. (Joubin, L. Eds), pp. 1-218. Paris: Masson et Cie, Éditeurs 120 Bd Saint-Germain, Paris (VIe).

Type Species
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Status of Name
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Conferva arcta Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: In the Sea, Bantry Bay [Co. Cork, Ireland]; (Dillwyn 1809: 67) Lectotype: Ellen Hutchins; NMW; (Jónsson 1991: 000)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), close, confined, tight (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 06 April 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 25 November 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 25 November 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 02 October 2022

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