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Conferva ambigua J.D.Hooker & Harvey 1845

Publication details
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 Algae antarcticae, being characters and descriptions of the hitherto unpublished species of algae, discovered in Lord Auckland's Group, Campbell's Island, Kerguelen's Land, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn and other southern circumpolar regions,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.
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Type species
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) K├╝tzing

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), doubtful, uncertain (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
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.

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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.

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