Conferva falcata 1849
Conferva falcata Harvey 1849: CCVI
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.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
van den Hoek (1963: 94) lists the authorities for this species as Conferva falcata Duby, in Duby & De Candolle.
According to Burrows (1991) this species is a synonym of Cladophora laetvirens (Dillwyn) Kützing.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 04 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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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.