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Conferva diaphana Lightfoot

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Conferva

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Conferva diaphana Lightfoot
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de extremos de varios filamentos y ramificaciones. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

 

Trachelomonas caudata var. elegantissima (G.S.West) Playfair

Ceramium diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de extremos de varios filamentos y ramificaciones. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
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Publication details
Conferva diaphana Lightfoot 1777: 996

Published in: Lightfoot, J. (1777). Flora scotica: or, a systematic arrangement, in the Linnaean method, of the native plants of Scotland and the Hebrides. Vol. II. pp. 545-1151 [1-24], pls 1-35. London: printed for B. White at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street.
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Type species
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 Ceramium diaphanum (Lightfoot) Roth

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), colourless and nearly or quite transparent, diaphanous (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Scotland (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 395). Lectotype: BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 54).

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Source of current name
Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], [1]-350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.

Key references
Maggs, C.A. & Hommersand, M.H. (1993). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3A. Ceramiales. pp. [i]-xv, 1-444, 129 figs, map. London: HMSO.

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