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Conferva floccosa O.F.Müller 1780

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Conferva

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Conferva floccosa O.F.Müller
Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Colin Bates (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca). © Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca).

 

Cryptonemia flabellifolia Pinheiro-Joventino & E.C.Oliveira

Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada
© Coastal Imageworks (colinba@interchange.ubc.ca)

Publication details
Conferva floccosa O.F.Müller 1780: pl. DCCCXXVIII [828], fig. 1 [3 plants]

Published in: Müller, O.F. (1780). Flora danica [fünfter band, fasciculus decimens quartus]. Vol. 5 pp. 8, pls DCCLXXXI-DCCCXL [781-840]. Copenhagen: Martin Hallanger.

Type species
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 Antithamnionella floccosa (O.F.Müller) Whittick

Type information
Type locality: "De Norske fjorde" [Norwesgian fjord] (Müller 1780: pl. 828). (Maggs & Hommersand 1993: 14). Notes: Lectotype: illustration in Flora danica (O.F. Müller 1780, pl. 828, fig. 1) selected by Athanasiadis in Maggs and Hommersand (1993: 14).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), woolly.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Day et al. (1995: 255) record this species as being a synonym of Microspora floccosa.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Whittick, A. (1980). Antithamnionella floccosa (O. F. Müll.) nov. comb.: a taxonomic re-appraisal of Antithamnion floccosum (O. F. Müll.) Kleen (Rhodophyta: Ceramiaceae). Phycologia 19: 74-79, 12 figs.

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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 07 March 2021.

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