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.
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
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 18 August 2019.