Conferva ambigua J.D.Hooker & 1845
Conferva ambigua J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845: 295
Published in: Hooker, J.D. & Harvey, W.H. (1845). Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions, during the voyage of H.M. discovery ships "Erebus" and "Terror". London Journal of Botany 4: 249-276, 293-298.
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 Rhizoclonium ambiguum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), doubtful, uncertain (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Type locality: Christmas Harbor, Kerguelen (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 785). Type: K at BM sheet no. 638 (Ricker, 1987).
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.
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 September 2004 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 October 2020.