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Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Batrachospermales
Family Batrachospermaceae
Genus Atrophycus

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Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Young filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Young filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Shown with other Batrachospermum. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Older filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Older filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Panorama merge of several images at low magnification. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Cortex development. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Spain. Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es). © Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es).

Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo
Spain. Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es). © Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es).

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Halymenia latissima J.D.Hooker & Harvey

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey Young filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
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.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Atrophycus.

Basionym
Conferva atra Hudson

Type information
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.

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

General environment
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. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 November 2019.

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