Conferva littoralis Forsskål, nom. illeg. 1775
Conferva littoralis Forsskål 1775: 188, nom. illeg.
Published in: Forsskål, P. (1775). Flora Aegyptiaca-Arabica sive descriptiones plantarum, quas per Aegyptum inferiorem et Arabium delicem detexit illustravit Petrus Forskål. Prof. Haun. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. pp. -32, [i]- xxxvi, ... -219, [220, err.], map. Hauniæ [Copenhagen]: ex officina Mölleri.
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 Bonnemaisonia asparagoides (Woodward) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), pertaining to the shore (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate; later homonym of Conferva littoralis Linnaeus (1753: 1165). - (14 Oct 2010) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1822). Species algarum rite cognitae, cum synonymis, differentiis specificis et descriptionibus succinctis. Volumen primum pars posterior. pp. [v-vi], 169-398. Lundae [Lund]: ex officina Berlingiana.
Created: 14 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 October 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.