Conferva tenax , nom. illeg. 1806
Conferva tenax Roth 1806: 102, nom. illeg.
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], -350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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 Bryopsis plumosa (Hudson) C.Agardh
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), holding fast, tough (opposite to fragilis) (Stearn 1985).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate: see Wynne (2005: 247). - (18 Jun 2012) - M.D. Guiry
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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
Wynne, M.J. (2005). Two new species of Bryopsis (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Sultanate of Oman, with a census of currently recognized species in the genus. Contributions from the University of Michigan Herbarium 24: 229-256, 9 figs.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 18 June 2012 by M.D. Guiry
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Michael 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 July 2021.