Conferva membranacea Bang ex C.Agardh 1824
Cladophoropsis membranacea (Bang ex C.Agardh) Børgesen
Excicata identificada por W. R. Taylor. Foto: Yusimí Alfonso.
Conferva membranacea Bang ex C.Agardh 1824: 120 (as 'Conf. membranacea, Hofm.')
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Publication date: probably September 1824
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 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).
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. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 04 June 2023