Iridaea atropurpurea J.
Iridaea atropurpurea J.Agardh 1876: 181
Published in: Agardh, J.G. (1876). Species genera et ordines algarum, seu descriptiones succinctae specierum, generum et ordinum, quibus algarum regnum constituitur. Volumen tertium: de Florideis curae posteriores. Part 1. pp. [ii*-iii*], [i]-[viï], -724. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: C.W.K. Gleerup.
Publication date: Apr-Aug 1876
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sarcothalia atropurpurea (J.Agardh) Hommersand
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: Bay of Island, New Zealand (Silva 1996-to date). Type: LD (Hommersand, Guiry, Fredericq & Leister 1993: 113). Notes: Collector: Berggren (Index Nominum Algarum).
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
Hommersand, M.H., Guiry, M.D., Fredericq, S. & Leister, G.L. (1993). New perspectives in the taxonomy of the Gigartinaceae (Gigartinales, Rhodophyta). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 14: 105-120, 41 figs.
Created: 05 January 1999 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 July 2009 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 January 2020.