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Conferva littoralis Linnaeus 1753

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Conferva

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Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal over Laminaria ochroleuca, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara . Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Pilayiella littoralis, lower intertidal, Ría de Arousa, Galicia, Spain, 2013, Ignacio Bárbara. Ignacio Bárbara. © Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es).

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Collected near Roscoff (F), Dec 1984. 29 Dec 2011. Elmar Wosnitza. © Christine Wosnitza.

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Penzance, Cornwall. 03 Apr 2011. © David Fenwick.

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Epiphytic on Zostera marina, Grömitz, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany, Baltic Sea, 3m depth. 21 Apr 2004. Dirk Schories. © Dirk Schories (dirk.schories@gmx.de).

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

Conferva littoralis Linnaeus
Claddagh, Galway, Ireland; epiphytic plants on soft sand. 05 Jun 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Halimeda discoidea var. platyloba Børgesen

Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman Penzance, Cornwall
© David Fenwick

Publication details
Conferva littoralis Linnaeus 1753: 1165

Published in: Linnaeus, C. (1753). Species plantarum, exhibentes plantas rite cognitas, ad genera relatas, cum differentiis specificis, nominibus trivialibus, synonymis selectis, locis natalibus, secundum systema sexuale digestas. Vol. 2 pp. [i], 561-1200, [1-30, index], [i, err.]. Holmiae [Stockholm]: Impensis Laurentii Salvii.
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Publication date: 1 May 1753

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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 Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman

Type information
Type locality: "in Europae marinis rupibus" [Europe] (Silva & al. 1996: 572).LINN?

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.

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