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Conferva falcata Harvey 1849

Publication details
Conferva falcata Harvey 1849: CCVI

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 Cladophora albida (Nees) Kutzing

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a sickle.

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

Nomenclatural notes
van den Hoek (1963: 94) lists the authorities for this species as Conferva falcata Duby, in Duby & De Candolle.

Taxonomic notes
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Cladophora laetvirens (Dillwyn) Kützing.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

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Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, [1]-248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2021.

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