Conferva intestinalis ( )
Ulva intestinalis Linnaeus 1. Habit. 2. Surface view of cells. 3. Cell wall of hollow thallus in transverse section. 4 Intertidal (Kai River estuary, Nhatrang City, Vietnam).
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Conferva intestinalis (Linnaeus) Roth 1797: 159
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.
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 Ulva intestinalis Linnaeus
Ulva intestinalis Linnaeus
Type locality: Woolwich, London, England? (Hayden et al. 2003: 289). Lectotype: Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 7) (epitype) OXF (Yoshida 1998 Notes: Blomster et al. (1999) select a lectotype (epitype) of Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 7); see also Hayden et al. (2003: 289). Type locality: 'in Mari omni' (South & Skelton, 2003).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), relating to or found in the intestines (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 11 January 2001 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 20 February 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2020.