Hypnea confervoides (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842

Publication Details
Hypnea confervoides (C.Agardh) J.Agardh 1842: 149

Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1842). Algae maris Mediterranei et Adriatici, observationes in diagnosin specierum et dispositionem generum. pp. [i]-x, 1-164. Parisiis [Paris]: Apud Fortin, Masson et Cie.

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Publication date: 9 April 1842

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Hypnea is Hypnea musciformis (Wulfen) J.V.Lamouroux.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gracilariopsis longissima (S.G.Gmelin) Steentoft, L.M.Irvine & Farnham.

Basionym
Fucus confervoides Linnaeus

Origin of Species Name
Compound (Latin), resembling the genus Conferva.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 25 January 2003 by Andy Taylor.

Last updated: 08 January 2011

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 08 January 2011. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 August 2022

 
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