Conferva membranacea Bang ex C.Agardh 1824

Cladophoropsis membranacea (Bang ex C.Agardh) Børgesen

Current name: Cladophoropsis membranacea (Bang ex C.Agardh) Børgesen
Excicata identificada por W. R. Taylor. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.

Publication Details
Conferva membranacea Bang ex C.Agardh 1824: 120 (as 'Conf. membranacea, Hofm.')

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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Publication date: probably September 1824

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 Cladophoropsis membranacea (Bang ex C.Agardh) Børgesen.

Type Information
Type locality: "Ad insulam S. Crucis" [St Croix, Virgin Islands]; (Agardh 1824: 120) Lectotype: unknown; LD; Herb. alg. Agardh7287 (Leliaert & Coppejans 2006: 664) Notes: Leliaert & Coppejans (2006: 664) note that St. Croix is indicated as type locality in the original prologue. Several specimens of this species from that locality are present in LD; one of these, labeled 'Conf. membranacea Hofm, Ins St. Crucis' from the Agardh herbarium, is indicated as lectotype.

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

General Environment
This is a marine species.

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

Last updated: 10 March 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 18 May 2024

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