Valonia aegagropila f. confervacea ( )
Valonia aegagropila f. confervacea (Zanardini) Kuckuck 1907: 180
Published in: Kuckuck, P. (1907). Anhandlung über Meeresalgen. 1. Über den Bau und die Fortpflanzung von Halicystis Areschoug und Valonia Ginnani. Botanische Zeitung 65(Abt. 1): 139-185, 25 figs, Plates III, IV.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Valonia aegagropila C.Agardh
Valonia confervacea Zanardini
Type locality: Sicilia [Sicily, Italy] - Paroli (Zanardini 1861: 119).
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 marine species.
Source of current name
Cormaci, M., Furnari, G., & Alongi, G. (2014). Flora marina bentonica del Mediterraneo: Chlorophyta. Bollettino dell'Accademia Gioenia di Scienze Naturali di Catania 47: 11-436.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 July 2015 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 19 February 2019.