Conferva torta Mertens
Conferva torta Mertens in Jürgens 1822: fasc. 13, no. 6
Published in: Jürgens, G.H.B. (1822). Algae aquaticae quas, et in littora maris dynastium Javeranum et Frisiam orientalem alluentis rejectas, et in harum terrarum aquis habitantes, collegit et exsiccavit Georg Bernhard Jürgens, Jeveranus. Vol. Decades 11-16. Hanover: Mettcker, Jever & Hahn.
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 torta (Mertens) Trevisan
Origin of species name
Participle A (Latin), twisted (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Norderney, East Frisian Islands, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 739). Lectotype: (Bliding 1963: fig. 17g). Notes: Bliding (1963, fig. 17g) illustrates the lectotype.
Source of current name
Trevisan, V.B.A. (1842 '1841'). Sul geuere Bangia. Atti della Terza Riunione degli Scienziati italiani 1841: 478-481.
Created: 18 February 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 17 June 2008 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 20 March 2019.