Atrophycus ater ( ) Necchi & Rossignolo 2017
Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey Cortex development. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.
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Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo in Rossignolo, Necchi & Guiry 2017: 1
Published in: Rossignolo, N.L., Necchi, O., Jr. & Guiry, M.D. (2017). Atrophycus, a new genus name for "Setacea (De Toni) Necchi & Rossignolo". Notulae Algarum 26: 1-2, no figs.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Atrophycus.
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.
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: 07 July 2017 by M.D. 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 02 March 2021.