Conferva mirabilis C.
Cladophora mirabilis (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst South Africa
© Robert Anderson (Robert.Anderson@uct.ac.za)
Conferva mirabilis C.Agardh 1820: pl. IX
Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1820). Icones algarum ineditae. Vol. Fasc. 1 pp. 4, pls I-X. Lundae [Lund]: ex Officina Berlingiana, sumtibus auctoris.
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 Lychaete mirabilis (C.Agardh) J.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: South Africa: Cape of Good Hope (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Chamisso; (Silva 1996-to date
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
Wynne, M.J. (2017). The reinstatement of Lychaete J.Agardh (Ulvophyceae, Cladophoraceae). Notulae Algarum 31: 1-4, 1 fig.
Created: 04 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 August 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2020.