Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller, nom. illeg. 1783
Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller 1783: 83, pl. 3: figs 1-5, nom. illeg.
Published in: Müller, O.F. (1783). Strand-pårlebandet och armbandet, tvånne microscopika strandvåxter. Kongliga Svenska-Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar, ser. 2 4: 80-85, pl. III: figs 1-7.
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 moniliformis (Link) C.Agardh
Type locality: coast of Seland, Skane (Index Nominum Algarum).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: not C. moniliformis Withering 1776 (INA). - (1 Jul 2016) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, -312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 August 2021 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 19 October 2021.