Conferva elegans 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.
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 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).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 25 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 10 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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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 17 October 2021.