Conferva pectinalis O.F.Müller 1788
Conferva pectinalis O.F.Müller 1788: 91, figs 4-7
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Fragilaria pectinalis (O.F.Müller) Lyngbye.
Type locality: "In palustribus Hauniensibus" [Denmark: near Copenhagen]; (Müller 1788: 91) Lectotype: fig. 4 in O.F. Müller 1788: 91: an individual from slide BM 101152 in BM (located at England finder L33-3: fig. 4B), "New river near Hornsey, March 5, 1802" (epitype) (Tuji & Williams 2006: 198) Notes: Isoepitype: TNS.
This is a freshwater species.
Conferva pectinalis filamentis inarticulatis simplicibus, transversim confertim striatis.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 21 October 2022
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 21 October 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 06 December 2023