Conferva compressa (Linnaeus) Roth, nom. illeg. 1797

Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Current name: Ulva compressa Linnaeus
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; in sand - 15 April 2006. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Conferva compressa (Linnaeus) Roth, nom. illeg. 1797: 161

Published in: Roth, A.W. (1797). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasc. 1. pp. [i]-viii, [1]-244 [1-2, index, pls], 8 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolo I.G. Mülleriano.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Conferva is Conferva rupestris Linnaeus.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Ulva compressa Linnaeus.

Basionym
Ulva compressa Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: "Habitat in Europae mari & tectis maritimis" [Probably Bognor, Sussex, England]; (Hayden & al. 2003: 289) Lectotype: Dillenius (1742: pl. 9: fig. 8) (epitype) OXF; (Hayden & al. 2003: 289) Notes: Northern Europe (Lipkin & Silva 2002).

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 16 November 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 16 November 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 03 March 2024

 
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