Conferva elegans Roth 1797
Conferva elegans Roth 1797: 199, pl. V : fig. 4
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, -244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ceramium siliquosum var. elegans (Roth) G.Furnari.
Type locality: Not specified; "inter Fucum Helminthochorton"; (Silva & al. 1996: 395)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).
This is a marine species.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 10 March 2017
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 10 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 28 March 2023