Conferva Linnaeus, 1753, nom. rejic.
Lectotype species: Conferva rupestris Linnaeus
Currently accepted name for the type species: Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Original publication: 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.
Type designated in: Chamisso, A. von (1821). Ein Zweifel und zwei Algen. Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin 1: 173-180, Plate V.
The most recent alteration to this page was made on 2022-05-01 by E.A. Molinari Novoa.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Silva, P.C. (1952). A review of nomenclatural conservation in the algae from the point of view of the type method. University of California Publications in Botany 25: 241-323.
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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 01 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 01 February 2023