Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) Lyngbye Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; on high-level rocks
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Conferva fuscopurpurea Dillwyn 1807: pl. 92 a, b (as 'fusco-purpurea' )
Published in: Dillwyn, L.W. (1809). British Confervae; or colored figures and descriptions of the British plants referred by botanists to the genus Conferva. pp. 1-87, 1-6 (Index and Errata), Plates 69, 100-109, A-G (with text). London: W. Phillips.
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) Lyngbye
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Basionym of Bangia fuscopurpurea. According to Müller et al. (2003), there are several distinct entities of marine Bangia along the North American coastline and they consider that marine populations should continue to be recognized as B. fuscopurpurea until their complex relationships can be resolved. - (19 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Dunraven Castle [Glamorganshire, Wales] (Dillwyn 1809: text to pl. 92). Type: W.W. Young; (Dillwyn 1809: text to pl. 92).
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
Lyngbye, H.C. (1819). Tentamen hydrophytologiae danicae continens omnia hydrophyta cryptogama Daniae, Holsatiae, Faeroae, Islandiae, Groenlandiae hucusque cognita, systematice disposita, descripta et iconibus illustrata, adjectis simul speciebus norvegicis. pp. [i]-xxxii, -248, 70 pls. Hafniae [Copenhagen]: typis Schultzianis, in commissis Librariae Gyldendaliae.
Created: 16 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 20 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 January 2020.