Conferva melagonium F.Weber & D.Mohr 1804
Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing
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Conferva melagonium F.Weber & D.Mohr 1804: 194, pl. 3: fig. 2
Published in: Weber, F. & Mohr, D.M.H. (1804). Naturhistorische Reise durch einen Theil Schwedens. pp. [i]-xii,  -207 [-208], 3 pls. Göttingen: Bei Heinrich Dietrich.
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Chaetomorpha melagonium (F.Weber & D.Mohr) Kützing.
Type locality: Varberg, Sweden; (Silva & al. 1996: 766) Type: Original illustration in the absence of material (Weber & Mohr 1804: pl. 3: fig. 2)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), with dark reproductive structures (Stearn 1973).
Created: 10 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 20 April 2015
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 April 2015. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 May 2023