Prolifera rivularis ( ) Vaucher 1803
Prolifera rivularis (Linnaeus) Vaucher 1803: 129
Published in: Vaucher, J.-P. [É.] (1803). Histoire des conferves d'eau douce. Contenant leurs différens modes de reproduction, et la description de leurs principales espèces, suivie de l'histoire des trémelles et des ulves d'eau douce. pp. [i]-xv, -285 , pls I-XVII plates. Genève [Geneva]: chez J.J. Paschoud, Libraire.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Prolifera.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora rivularis (Linnaeus) Kuntze
Conferva rivularis Linnaeus
Type locality: Europe (Silva & al. 1996: 779).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing beside brooks.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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
Hoek, C. van den (1963). Revision of the European species of Cladophora. pp. [i]-vii, -248, 1 fig., 55 pls, 18 maps. Leiden: E.J. Brill.
Created: 01 May 2003 by Elizabeth Moran
Verified by: 21 January 2011 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 05 March 2021.