Conferva aegagropila var. adnata C.Agardh 1824

Publication Details
Conferva aegagropila var. adnata C.Agardh 1824: 118

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1824). Systema algarum. pp. [i]-xxxvii, [1]-312. Lundae [Lund]: Literis Berlingianis [Berling].

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Publication date: probably September 1824

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 Aegagropila brownii (Dillwyn) Kützing.

Type Information
Type locality: Lidingö, Sweden; (Hoek 1963: 51) Type: 6/1823; Plants growing attached; Agardh (LD); 8617 & 8618 (Hoek 1963: 51)

Origin of Species Name
Noun (Greek), a ball of hair or a concretion found in the stomach of the goat and other ruminants.

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 04 April 2003 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 26 September 2023

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 September 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2024

 
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