Bangia fuscopurpurea var. atropurpurea ( ) 1819
Bangia atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh Newly growing filament. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.
Bangia fuscopurpurea var. atropurpurea (Roth) Lyngbye 1819: 83, pl. 24
Published in: 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.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bangia atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
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)].
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Source of current name
Nelson, W.A. (2007). Bangiadulcis gen. nov.: a new genus for freshwater filamentous Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Taxon 56: 883-886.
Created: 29 December 1998 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 July 2021.