Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing Cladophora rupestris, Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland
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Conferva rupestris Linnaeus 1753: 1167
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera
relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Habitat in Europeae marinis rupibus copioissima [Bognor Regis, Sussex, England] (Linnaeus 1753: 1167). Lectotype: OXF herb. Dillenius (Hoek 1969: 19, 64). Notes: Herb. Dillenius as Conferva marina trichodes ramosior Dillenius, 1741, upper specimen and lower left-hand specimen of the herbarium sheet.
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 19 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 July 2019.