Conferva seposita Gunnerus 1772

Gaillona seposita (Gunnerus) Athanasiadis

Current name: Gaillona seposita (Gunnerus) Athanasiadis
habit, Ría de A Coruña, Galicia, Spain, 2011,Ignacio Bárbara (

Publication Details
Conferva seposita Gunnerus 1772: 116

Published in: Gunnerus, J.E. (1776 '1772'). Flora norvegica, observationibus praesertim oeconomicis panosque norvegici locupletata. Pars posterior, cum iconibus. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-148, indices, pls I-IX. Hafnia [Copenhagen]: Impensis Frederici Christiani Pelt.

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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 Gaillona seposita (Gunnerus) Athanasiadis.

Type Information
Type locality: Lhanfaethly, Anglesey, Caernavon, Wales; (Dixon & Price 1981: 138) Lectotype: Green; undated; OXF; (Dixon & Price 1981: 138) Notes: Comments: the lectotype selected is also the lectotype of Conferva purpurascens Hudson (q.v.).

Origin of Species Name
Participle A (Latin), disregarded, isolated, reserved.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 28 February 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 28 February 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 April 2024

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