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Clavatella difformis (Linaeus) Fries

Publication details
Clavatella difformis (Linaeus) Fries 1835: 316

Published in: Fries, E.M. (1835). Corpus florarum provincialium Sueciae. I. Floram scanicam. pp. [i]-xxiv, [1]-394. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: typis Palmblad, Serell & C.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Clavatella is Clavatella nostoc-marina Bory.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leathesia marina (Lyngbye) Decaisne

Basionym
Tremella difformis Linnaeus

Type information
Type locality: "in Confervis maris occidentalis" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 621). Notes: Womersley (1987) gives the following data: Type from Sweden; in LINN?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregularly or unevenly formed or differently formed, unlike what is usual (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Created: 10 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 11 March 2009 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 17 June 2019.

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