Conferva littoralis 1753
Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman Penzance, Cornwall
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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.
Publication date: 1 May 1753
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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 locality: "in Europae marinis rupibus" [Europe] (Silva & al. 1996: 572).LINN?
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 20 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 26 October 2021.