Conferva paradoxa , nom. illeg.
Conferva paradoxa Dillwyn 1809: 70, suppl. pl. F, nom. illeg.
Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1809). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. 1-87, 1-6 (Index and Errata), Plates 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
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 Ulva flexuosa subsp. paradoxa (C.Agardh) M.J.Wynne
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), paradoxical.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine/freshwater species.
Syntype localities: Bangor, Caernarvon, Wales; Brighton, East Sussex, England (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 733).
Source of current name
Škaloud, P., Rindi, F., Boedeker, C. & Leliaert, F. (2018). Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Freshwater flora of central Europe. Bd 13. Chlorophyta: Ulvophyceae (Krienitz, L. ed.). pp. [i]-vii, -288, 182 figs. Berlin: Springer Spektrum.
Hayden, H.S., Blomster, J., Maggs, C.A., Silva, P.C., Stanhope, M.J. & Waaland, J.R. (2003). Linnaeus was right all along: Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera. European Journal of Phycology 38(3): 277-294.
Created: 30 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 15 March 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 December 2018.