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Bangia elegans Chauvin

Publication details
Bangia elegans Chauvin 1842: 33

Published in: Chauvin, J.-F. (1842). Recherches sur l'organisation, la fructification et la classification de plusieurs genres d'algues avec la déscription de quelques espèces inédites ou peu connues. pp. 1-132. Caen: de l'Imprimerie A. Hardel, rue Froide 2.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bangia is Bangia atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Stylonema alsidii (Zanardini) K.M.Drew

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Arromanches-les-baines, Calvados, France (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 87).

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Source of current name
Drew, K.M. (1956). Conferva ceramicola Lyngbye. Botanisk Tidsskrift 53: 67-74, 2 figs.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 February 2019.

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