Setacea atra ( ) Necchi & Rossignolo 2016
Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey Spain
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Setacea atra (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo in Rossignolo & Necchi 2016: 343, figs 4, 7, 10, 13, 16
Published in: Rossignolo, N.L. & Necchi, O., Jr. (2016). Revision of section Setacea of the genus Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) with emphasis on specimens from Brazil. Phycologia 55(4): 337-346, 17 figs, 3 tables.
Publication date: 2016
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Setacea.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Conferva atra Hudson
Type locality: Little well, Gors Bach, between Llanfaethly and Trefadog, Wales (Entwisle & Foard 2007: 16). Holotype: D. Brewer; prior to 1741; BM (Entwisle & Foard 2007: 16). Notes: Lectotype (BM Sloane Herbarium H.S. 229, 59, RH 118) designated by (Sheath et al. 1993: 720).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dull black (as opposed to niger, shining black); dark.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: genus name not validly published [INA]. - (12 Feb 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
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
Wynne, M.J. (2019). Torularia Bonnnemaison, 1828, a generic name to be reinstated for Atrophycus Necchi & Rossignolo, 2017. Notulae Algarum 89: 1-4, no figs.
Created: 22 August 2016 by G.M. Guiry
Verified by: 12 February 2019 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 15 April 2021.