Conferva lineata 1809
Conferva lineata Dillwyn Original illustration
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Conferva lineata Dillwyn 1809: pl. B [No. 24]
Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1809). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. 1-87, 1-6 (Index and Errata), Plates 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
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 Melosira lineata (Dillwyn) C.Agardh
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
INA has "Conferv. Syn. 44, suppl. pl. B, 1809. Among leaves of plants in the River Lea at Walthamstow." [then in Essex, England, now part of Greater London]. It is not clear what "44" refers to or where the details of collection were presented. - (28 Jan 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a brackish species.
Type locality: among leaves of water plants in the River Lea at Walthamstow (Index Nominum Algarum).
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Aboal, M., Álvarez Cobelas, M., Cambra, J. & Ector, L. (2003). Floristic list of non-marine diatoms (Bacillariophyceae) of Iberian Peninsula, Balearic Islands and Canary Islands. Updated taxonomy and bibliography. Diatom Monographs 4: 1-639.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 22 January 2017 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 January 2021.