Ceramium confervoides , nom. illeg. 1797
Ceramium confervoides Roth 1797: 151, pl. 8: fig. 3, nom. illeg.
Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, -244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman
Origin of species name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: superfluous at the time of publication as Conferva littoralis Linnaeus, 1753 was included in synonymy. The name is thus nomenclaturally Pylaiella littoralis (Linnaeus) Kjellman but is generally considered a taxonomic synonym of Ectocarpus siliculosus. - (5 Mar 2009) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
Created: 06 March 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 11 October 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.