Conferva corallina , nom. illeg.
Conferva corallina Linnaeus 1774: 818, nom. illeg.
Published in: Murray, J.A. (1774). Caroli a Linné equitis systema vegetabilium secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus et differentiis. Editio decima tertia, praecedente longe correctior, curante Jo. Andrea Murray, ... Ed. 13. pp. [i]-vi, -844. Gottingae et Gothae: Typis et impensis Jo. Christ. Dietrich.
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 Griffithsia corallinoides (Linnaeus) Trevisan
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: unwarranted change of epithet for Conferva corallinoides Linnaeus (1753: 1166); see Silva (980: 134), Silva, Basson & Moe (1996: 410), and Spencer, Irvine & Jarvis 92009: 243). - (29 Mar 2012) - 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
Spencer, M.A., Irvine, L.M. & Jarvis, C.E. (2009). Typification of Linnaean names relevant to algal nomenclature. Taxon 58: 237-260.
Created: 29 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 29 March 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 October 2019.