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Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth 1806

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Conferva

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Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
In tufa deposits, Caher River, Fanore, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 04 Jun 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
In tufa deposits, Caher River, Fanore, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
Young filament at three focus points. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, on a lock gate, October 2009. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
Transverse section. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
Wedge-shaped cell (arrowed) at three focus points. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
Attachment structure. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
Older filament with stacked stellate chloroplasts. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
Growing on Cladophora. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
Newly growing filament. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth
River Corrib, Galway, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Bangia atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh Young filament at three focus points. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, on a lock gate, October 2009
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth 1806: 208, pl. VI [6]

Published in: Roth, A.G. [=A.W.] (1806). Catalecta botanica quibus plantae novae et minus cognitae describuntur atque illustrantur. Fasciculus tertius cum tabulis aenaeis XII. pp. [i-viii], [1]-350, [1-2, index pi.], [1-6, index] [1, err.], pls I-XII. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: in Bibliopolio Io. Fr. Gleditschiano.
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Type species
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 atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Ad rotas molendinas Bremae in Visurgi primo ob. Julio 1801 Mertens, qui sub nomine Confervae castaneae comm. [Watermill on the Weser River, Bremen first observed in July 1801 by Mertens who communicated it under the name Conferva castanea] (Roth 1806: 208). Neotype: BM 000637980 (Müller et al. 2003: 216). Notes: Lectotype: Collected by Mertens from the Weser River at Bremen: lectotypified by Pfeiffer (1871-1873: 361) (Sutherland et al 2011). Neotype designated by Müller et al (2003: 216): Ysselmeer, Netherlands; coll. K. Müller & A. Sherwood, 24 May 1998; BM accession Number BM000637980. Roth's collection is believed to have been destroyed in World War II (Koster 1957 cited by Müller et al. 2003; Koster 1969 cited by Womersley 1994). [INA: England: Hampshire: near Southampton (Mr Woods); Wales: Camarthenshire: near Pontardylais. Collector: Mertens (vii 1801)].

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1985).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brodie, J. & Irvine, L.M. (2003). Seaweeds of the British Isles. Volume 1. Rhodophyta. Part 3B. Bangiophycidae. pp. i-xiii, 1-167, map. Andover: Intercept.

Müller, K.M., Cole, K.M. & Sheath, R.G. (2003). Systematics of Bangia (Bangiales, Rhodophyta) in North America. II. Biogeographical trends in karyology: chromosome numbers and linkage with gene sequence phylogenetic trees. Phycologia 42: 209-219.

Nelson, W.A. (2007). Bangiadulcis gen. nov.: a new genus for freshwater filamentous Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Taxon 56: 883-886.

Sutherland, J.E., Lindstrom, S.C., Nelson, W.A., Brodie, J., Lynch, M.D., Hwang, M.S., Choi, H.-G., Miyata, M., Kikuchi, N., Oliveira, M.C., Farr, T., Neefus, C., Mols-Mortensen, A. Milstein, D. & Müller, K.M. (2011). A new look at an ancient order: generic revision of the Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1131-1151.

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