Lectotype species: Torularia dillenii (Bory) Bonnemaison
Currently accepted name for the type species: Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Original publication:Bonnemaison, T. (1828). Essai sur les hydrophytes loculées (ou articulées) de la famille des Épidermées et des Céramiées. Mémoires du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris 16: 49-148, pls 3-8.
Type designated in 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.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Gender: This genus name is currently treated as feminine.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: 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.
According to Wynne (2019), Torularia is a valid, legitimate name to be lectotypified by Torularia dillenii (Bory) Bonnemaison. Therefore, this generic name has priority over Atrophycus Necchi et Rossignolo (in Rossignolo et al. 2017). Earlier, Rossignolo et al. (2017) proposed Arthrophycus for their genus Setacea Necchi et Rossignolo nom. inval. (Rossignolo and Necchi 2016). The generitype of Tortularia is Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J. Wynne, based on Conferva atra Hudson. - (16 May 2019) - M.D. Guiry
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Created: 03 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 16 May 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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