Conferva repens J. , nom. illeg. 1842
Conferva repens J.Agardh 1842: 13, nom. illeg.
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.
Publication date: 9 April 1842
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
Lectotype locality: Marseille, France (Hoek 1963: 41). Lectotype: Agardh (LD) 8538 (Hoek 1963: 41). Notes: van den Hoek (1963: 41) selected Marseille as the lectotype locality of this species. J. Agardh (1842: 13) lists a number of syntype localities in the Mediterranean (Nice, Marseille and Pozzuoli).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), creeping, prostrate and rooting (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: priority for Conferva repens Dillwyn, 1802. - (15 Dec 2015) - 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.
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: 13 January 2001 by Fabio Rindi
Verified by: 15 December 2015 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 13 May 2021.