Fucus confervicola , nom. illeg.
Fucus confervicola Chamisso 1821: 177, pl. V: figs 2-5, nom. illeg.
Published in: Chamisso, A. von (1821). Ein Zweifel und zwei Algen. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1: 173-180, Plate V.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Heringia mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), based upon the old generic name Conferva & the Latin, colo (I inhabit).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: superfluous. - (25 Apr 2015) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (1986). Report on a collection of benthic marine algae from the Namibian coast (southwestern Africa). Nova Hedwigia 43: 311-355, 24 pls.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 25 April 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2018.