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Conferva plumula J.Ellis

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 plumula J.Ellis
Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014. Ignacio Barbara. © Ignacio Barbara.

Conferva plumula J.Ellis
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006; main axis. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva plumula J.Ellis
microscope, Spain, Galicia, Lugo, San Ciprián, 2006; tetrasporangia and gland cells. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

 

Ptilonia subulifera J.Agardh

Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli Ría of Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2014
© Ignacio Barbara

Publication details
Conferva plumula J.Ellis 1768: 425, pl. XVIII [18]: figs g, G, G1

Published in: Ellis, J. (1768). Extract of a letter from John Ellis, Esquire, F.R.S. to Dr. Linnaeus of Upsala, F.R.S. on the animal nature of the genus of zoophytes, called Corallina. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 57: 404-425, pls XVII, XVIII.
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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 Pterothamnion plumula (J.Ellis) Nägeli

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), diminutive of "pluma", a wing; plumule (Brown 1956).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Unlocalised, probably Sussex, England (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Lectotype: Ellis’s original illustration (pl. XVIII: G) (epitype) (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 26). Notes: Dixon (1960) considered that the type was lost. Maggs & Hommersand (1993: 26) selected as lectotype Ellis’s illustration in pl. XVIII: fig. G.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Nägeli, C. & Cramer, C. (1855). Pflanzenphysiologische Untersuchungen. Heft 1. pp. [i-vi], [1]-120, pls I-X. Zürich: bei Fredrich Schultness.

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