Bangia alsidii Zanardini 1840

Stylonema alsidii (Zanardini) K.M.Drew

Current name: Stylonema alsidii (Zanardini) K.M.Drew
Helford, Cornwall, England; on Zostera - 27 April 2017. David Fenwick (

Publication Details
Bangia alsidii Zanardini 1840: 136

Published in: Zanardini, G. (1840 '1839'). [Lettera] Alla direzione della Biblioteca Italiana. Species Algaram novae vel minus cognitce. Biblioteca Italiana 96: 131-137, no figs.

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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.

Type Information
Type locality: "Ad Alsidium Ag. sub microscopio species pulcherrima." [On Alsidium under the microscope a very beautiful species; Trieste, Italy (fide Zanardini, 1841: 217)]; (Zanardini 1840: 136) Type: on Alsidium; MCVE; (Womersley 1994: 24)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 29 October 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 02 May 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 02 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 15 June 2024

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