Conferva villosa Hudson 1778

Arthrocladia villosa (Hudson) Duby

Arthrocladia villosa (Hudson) DubyCross-section at M.O., Ría de Ferrol, Galicia, Spain, 2015Ignacio Bárbara (barbara@udc.es)

Publication Details
Conferva villosa Hudson 1778: 603

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum Britanniæ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopæorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Arthrocladia villosa (Hudson) Duby.

Type Information
Type locality: Cornwall, England; (Womersley 1987: 267) Type: Hudson; BM or lost?; (Womersley 1987: 267)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), villous, shaggy with farily long soft straight not interwoven ascending hairs (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 24 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 21 October 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 February 2023

 
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