Colacodictyon reticulatum (Batters) Feldmann 1955

Colacodictyon reticulatum (Batters) Feldmann

Current name: Colacodictyon reticulatum (Batters) Feldmann
Spain, Galicia, Ría de Arousa, 1995, microscope, on Desmarestia dudresnayiIgnacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Colacodictyon reticulatum (Batters) Feldmann 1955: 27, figs 1, 2

Published in: Feldmann, J. (1955). Un nouveau genre de Protofloridée: Colacodictyon, nov. gen. Bulletin de la Société Botanique de France 102: 23-28.

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

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

Colaconema reticulatum Batters

Type Information
Type locality: Moville Bay, Co. Donegal, Ireland; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 44) Lectotype: W. Sawers; Oct. 1853; In frond of Desmarestia dresnayi Lamouroux ex Léman; BM; Slide 7878 (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 44) Notes: Brodie & Irvine (2003: 44) note that Batters gave 1852 as date of collection but herbarium sheet has 1853.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Forming irregular patches in the walls of Desmarestia dresnayi Lamouroux ex Léman and D. ligulata (Lightfoot) Lamouroux, subtidal (Brodie & Irvine 2003).

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

Last updated: 30 January 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 January 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 22 April 2024

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