Conferva corallina , nom. illeg.
Conferva corallina Linnaeus 1774: 818, nom. illeg.
Published in: Murray, J.A. (1774). Caroli a Linné equitis systema vegetabilium secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus et differentiis. Editio decima tertia, praecedente longe correctior, curante Jo. Andrea Murray, ... Ed. 13. pp. [i]-vi, -844. Gottingae et Gothae: Typis et impensis Jo. Christ. Dietrich.
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 Griffithsia corallinoides (Linnaeus) Trevisan
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet for Conferva corallinoides Linnaeus (1753: 1166); see Silva (980: 134), Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 410), and Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 92009: 243). - (29 Mar 2012) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 29 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2012 by M.D. 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 24 February 2019.