Original paper

The proposal of Dasya anastomosans (Weber-van Bosse) comb. nov. (Dasyaceae, Rhodophyta)

Wynne, Michael J.

Nova Hedwigia Band 75 Heft 3-4 (2002), p. 539 - 544

published: Nov 1, 2002

DOI: 10.1127/0029-5035/2003/0075-0539

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Abstract

The name Dasya pilosa (Weber-van Bosse) A. Millar has become accepted in the current literature and is regarded as having the two heterotypic taxonomic synonyms D. adhaerens Yamada and Dasyopsis anastomosans Weber-van Bosse. The historical background of this synonomy is presented, including current ideas about the relationship between Dasya and Eupogodon. Because the oldest name available is Dasyopsis anastomosans Weber-van Bosse (1921), Dasya anastomosans comb. nov. is proposed as the correct name for this widely distributed tropical red algal species.