Conferva melagonium var. rupincola Areschoug, nom. inval.
Conferva melagonium var. rupincola Areschoug, nom. inval.: ser. 2, no. 275a
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with dark reproductive structures (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 04 October 2012
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 04 October 2012. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 May 2023