Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller, nom. illeg. 1783

Publication Details
Conferva moniliformis O.F.Müller, nom. illeg. 1783: 83, pl. 3: figs 1-5

Published in: Müller, O.F. (1783). Strand-pårlebandet och armbandet, tvånne microscopika strandvåxter. Kongliga Svenska-Vetenskaps Akademiens Handlingar, ser. 2 4: 80-85, pl. III: figs 1-7.

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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 Melosira moniliformis (Link) C.Agardh.

Type Information
Type locality: coast of Seland, Skane; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), moniliform, cylindrical but contracted at regular intervals like a string of beads (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 05 August 2021

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 05 August 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 August 2022

 
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