Bangia elegans Chauvin 1842

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.

Type Information
Type locality: Arromanches-les-baines, Calvados, France; (Silva & al. 1996: 87)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), elegant (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 23 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 23 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 19 June 2024

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