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Conferva rothii Turton 1806

Publication details
Conferva rothii Turton 1806: 1809

Published in: Turton, W. (1806). A general system of nature, through the three grand kingdoms of animals, vegetables, and minerals: systematically divided into their several classes, orders, genera, species, and varieties with their habitations, manners, economy, structure and pecularities. Translated from Gmelin's last edition of the celebrated Systema naturae, by Sir Charles Linne: amended and enlarged by the improvements and discoveries of later naturalists and societies, with appropriate copper-plates . Vol. Vegetable Kingdom vol. ii (Vol. 6) pp. [889]-1851, [1852-1880]. Swansea: Z.B. Morris.

Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodochorton purpureum (Lightfoot) Rosenvinge

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Eckwarden, Oldenburg (Ceramium violaceum) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
The type appears to be a species of Polysiphonia (Papenfuss, 1945: 328).

New name (Ceramium violaceum Roth 1797, priority for Conferva violacea Roth 1797) (INA). - (8 Aug 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Created: 27 September 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 08 August 2014 by G.M. Guiry

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.

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