Conferva nodulosa Lightfoot 1777: 994
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.
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 virgatum Roth
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), with swellings, noduled, nodular, or with small nodules.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: ?Hampshire (labelled 'Milford') (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 64). Lectotype: BM-K (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 64).
Source of current name
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.
Created: 14 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 27 August 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 February 2019.