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Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville 1826

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Bangia

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Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
lampost, Waterside, Galway City, Ireland; left side is south-facing.. 28 Feb 2016. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
Blake's Hill, Salthill, Galway. 03 Aug 2014. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
Blake's Hill, Salthill, Galway. 03 Aug 2014. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
Blake's Hill, Salthill, Galway. 03 Aug 2014. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry.

Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; concrete beside a wall. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; concrete beside a wall. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; concrete beside a wall. 06 Apr 2009. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
Calddagh, Galway City, Ireland; thin sward on concrete surrounding lighting bollard. 25 Dec 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville
Dominick St Galway Ireland. 15 Oct 2004. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing Claddagh, Co. Galway, Ireland; concrete beside a wall
© Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Bangia calophylla Carmichael ex Greville 1826: pl. 220

Published in: Greville, R.K. (1826). Scottish cryptogamic flora, or coloured figures and descriptions of cryptogamic plants, belonging chiefly to the order Fungi; and intended to serve as a continuation of English Botany. Vol. 4. Edinburgh & London: MacLachlan & Stewart; Baldwin, Craddock & Joy.

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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 Prasiola calophylla (Carmichael ex Greville) Kützing

Type information
Type locality: On a block of stone near the Clergyman's house on the Island of Lismore. October (Greville 1826: pl. 220). Type: E Notes: The island of Lismore lies in Lough Linnhe east of Mull in Argyll & Bute, Scotland.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), With beautiful leaves (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial 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
Kützing, F.T. (1845). Phycologia germanica, d. i. Deutschlands Algen in bündigen Beschreibungen. Nebst einer Anleitung zum Untersuchen und Bestimmen dieser Gewächse für Anfänger. pp. [i]-x, [1]-340 ['240']. Nordhausen: zu finden bei Wilh. Köhne.

Created: 27 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 September 2021 by G.M. Guiry

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G.M. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.

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