Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh 1883
Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014Ignacio Barbara
Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh 1883: 15, pl. I : figs 8-10
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva carnea Dillwyn
Type locality: near Loughor (Llwchwr), Glamorgan, Wales; (Brodie & Irvine 2003: 67) Type: 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, Great Britain, collected by Juliet Brodie, 5 September 1997; deposited NSW865944.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flesh-coloured (Stearn 1973).
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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 April 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 August 2022