Conferva aegagropila var. adnata C.
Conferva aegagropila var. adnata C.Agardh 1824: 118
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
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 Aegagropila linnaei Kützing
Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), a ball of hair or a concretion found in the stomach of the goat and other ruminants.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Lidingö, Sweden (Hoek 1963: 51). Type: 6/1823; Plants growing attached. Agardh (LD) 8617 & 8618 (Hoek 1963: 51).
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
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 04 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 08 March 2018 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 26 April 2019.