Conferva pellucida 1762
Cladophora pellucida (Hudson) Kützing Collected near Île de Baz (F), December 1984
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Conferva pellucida Hudson 1762: 483
Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1762). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum angliae sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, ofììcinalibus pharmacopoeorum. pp. [i]-viii, [1- 8], 1-506, [1-22, ind.]. Londini [London]: Impensis auctoris: Prostant venales apud J. Nourse in the Strand, et C. Moran in Covent-Garden.
Publication date: Jan-Jun 1762
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 Lychaete pellucida (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pellucid, translucent but not hyaline (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Walney Island, Lancashire, England (Silva & al. 1996: 778). Neotype: BM Designated by van den Hoek (1963) as one of three specimens ‘preserved under the name Conferva pellucida in Forster’s herbarium labelled “Hudson’s sale”’ (Archer 1963
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Created: 27 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 August 2017 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 18 January 2021.