Nothocladus ater ( ) Entwisle & M.L.Vis
Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.
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Nothocladus ater (Hudson) Entwisle & M.L.Vis in Entwisle et al. 2016: 391 (as 'atra' )
Published in: Entwisle, T.J., Johnston, E.T., Lam, D.W., Stewart, S.A. & Vis, M.L. (2016). Nocturama gen. nov., Nothocladus s. lat. and other taxonomic novelties resulting from the further resolution of paraphyly in Australasian members of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 52(3): 384-396.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Conferva atra Hudson
Type locality: Little well, Gors Bach, between Llanfaethly and Trefadog, Wales (Entwisle & Foard 2007: 16). Holotype: D. Brewer; prior to 1741; BM (Entwisle & Foard 2007: 16). Notes: Lectotype (BM Sloane Herbarium H.S. 229, 59, RH 118) designated by (Sheath et al. 1993: 720).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dull black (as opposed to niger, shining black); dark.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
"Ater" is the masculine of "atra" (ater, atra, atrum) and the genus name Nothocladus is masculine. - (25 Oct 2016) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2019). Torularia Bonnnemaison, 1828, a generic name to be reinstated for Atrophycus Necchi & Rossignolo, 2017. Notulae Algarum 89: 1-4, no figs.
Created: 11 July 2016 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 12 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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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 22 April 2019.