Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843

Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing

Current name: Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing
Spanish Point, Co. Clare, Ireland; lower intertidal rocks - 04 August 2004. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Cladophora rupestris (Linnaeus) Kützing 1843: 270

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cladophora is Cladophora oligoclona (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Conferva rupestris Linnaeus

Type Information
Type locality: Habitat in Europeae marinis rupibus copioissima [Bognor Regis, Sussex, England]; (Linnaeus 1753: 1167) Lectotype: OXF; herb. Dillenius (Hoek 1969: 19, 64) Notes: Herb. Dillenius as Conferva marina trichodes ramosior Dillenius, 1741, upper specimen and lower left-hand specimen of the herbarium sheet.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 31 March 1996 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 24 March 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 24 March 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 27 September 2023

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