Conferva lineata Dillwyn 1809
Melosira lineata (Dillwyn) C.Agardh
Original illustration - 14 February 2016. Copyright expired
Conferva lineata Dillwyn 1809: pl. B [No. 24]
Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1809). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. 1-87, 1-6 (Index and Errata), pls. 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
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 lineata (Dillwyn) C.Agardh.
Type locality: Among leaves of water plants in the River Lea at Walthamstow [London Borough of Waltham Forest, England]; (Dillwyn 1809: pl. B)
This is a brackish species.
Created: 23 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.
Last updated: 07 April 2023
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 07 April 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 08 June 2023