Conferva lanuginosa Dillwyn 1805

Publication Details
Conferva lanuginosa Dillwyn 1805: pl. 45 a, b

Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1805). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. pls 45-56 (with text). London: W. Phillips.

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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 Colaconema daviesii (Dillwyn) Stegenga.

Type Information
Type locality: "In the Sea, adhering to other Confervae. At Swansea, common." [Wales]; (Dillwyn 1805: pl. 45)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), woolly, downy (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 November 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 09 December 2022

 
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