Conferva spongiosa , nom. illeg. 1847
Conferva spongiosa Zanardini 1847: 250, nom. illeg.
Published in: Zanardini, G. (1847). Notizie intorno alle cellulari marine delle lagune e de'litorali di Venezia (I). Atti del Reale Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti 6: 185-262, 1 plate.
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 Cladophora coelothrix Kützing
Isotype locality: Venice (Hoek 1963: 41). Isotype (probably): L 937/278/387 (Hoek 1963: 41).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), spongy, porous, soft like a wet sponge (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Conferva spongiosa Husdon, 1762. - (30 Jan 2020) - M.D. Guiry
This is a marine species.
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.
Source of current name
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 28 September 2000 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 30 January 2020 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 28 July 2021.