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Conferva chalybea Roth 1806

Publication details
Conferva chalybea Roth 1806: 286, pl. VII [8]: fig. 2

Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], [1]-350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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Type species
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 Audouinella chalybea (Roth) Bory

Type information
Type locality: "In aquaeductu Molae inferioris prope Leesum Ducatus Bremensis invenit Novembri mense amicus, suavissimus Mertens." (Roth 1806: 286).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), Having the colour of (tempered) steel.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Original spelling was "chalybea" not "chalybaea" as frequently adopted. - (27 Mar 2017) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater 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
B[ory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M.] (1823). Céramie Ceramlum.. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. (Audouin, I. et al. Eds) Vol. 3, pp. 341-342. Paris: Rey et Gravier; Baudouin Frères.

Key references
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.

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