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Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller, nom. illeg.

Publication details
Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller 1783: 83, pl. 3: figs 1-5, nom. illeg.

Published in: Müller, O.F. (1783). Strand-pårlebandet och armbandet, tvånne microscopika strandvåxter. Kongliga Svenska-Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar, ser. 2 4: 80-85, pl. III: figs 1-7.
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Type species
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 Melosira moniliformis C.Agardh

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Illegitimate: not C. moniliformis Withering 1776 (INA). - (1 Jul 2016) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: coast of Seland, Skane (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 July 2019.

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