Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey 1849
Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; above Pelvetia canaliculata on sheltered boulders - 22 November 2015. M.D. Guiry
Rhizoclonium riparium (Roth) Harvey 1849: pl. CCXXXVIII 
Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1849). Phycologia britannica, or, a history of British sea-weeds: containing coloured figures, generic and specific characters, synonymes, and descriptions of all the species of algae inhabiting the shores of the British Islands. pp. text with plates, pls CCXVII-CCLXX [217-270]. London: Reeve & Benham.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Rhizoclonium is Rhizoclonium juergensii (Mertens) Kützing.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Conferva riparia Roth
Type locality: "In Insula Norderney observavit amicus dilectiss. Mertens"; (Roth 1806: 216) Lectotype [designated by Womersley 1984: 170; Norderney, East Frisian Islands, Germany]: Mertens; BM; (Womersley 1984: 170) Notes: Womersley (1984: 170) notes that the holotype was destroyed.
Origin of Species Name
(Latin), growing on river banks, belonging to the shore (Dawes & Mathieson 2008)
This is a freshwatermarine species.
Created: 01 July 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 10 March 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 June 2023