Clavatella difformis (Linaeus)
Clavatella difformis (Linaeus) Fries 1835: 316
Published in: Fries, E.M. (1835). Corpus florarum provincialium Sueciae. I. Floram scanicam. pp. [i]-xxiv, -394. Upsaliae [Uppsala]: typis Palmblad, Serell & C.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Leathesia marina (Lyngbye) Decaisne
Tremella difformis Linnaeus
Type locality: "in Confervis maris occidentalis" (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 621). Notes: Womersley (1987) gives the following data: Type from Sweden; in LINN?
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), irregularly or unevenly formed or differently formed, unlike what is usual (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Created: 10 June 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 11 March 2009 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 23 February 2020.