Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh Transverse section of a filament at a thickened region showing outer cortex and carposporophyte with carpospores.Collected by Quentin Groom from the River Rede, Northumberland, UK.
Conferva fluviatilis Linnaeus 1753: 1165
Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera
relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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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 Lemanea fluviatilis (Linnaeus) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Europe (Silva 1996-to date).
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
Agardh, C.A. (1811). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh... & Johannes Bruzelius, Scanus. Die xi decembris mdcccxi. p. ii. h. & l.s. pp. Pars 2: [i], 17-26. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Vis, M.L. & Sheath, R.G. (1992). Systematics of the freshwater red algal family Lemanaceae in North America. Phycologia 31(2): 164-179.
Created: 07 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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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 24 April 2019.