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Atrophycus puiggarianus (Grunow) Necchi & Rossignolo 2017

Publication details
Atrophycus puiggarianus (Grunow) Necchi & Rossignolo 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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Atrophycus is Atrophycus ater (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Torularia puiggariana (Grunow) M.J.Wynne

Batrachospermum puiggarianum Grunow

Type information
Type locality: Brazil: Est. Sao Paulo: Apiaí (24.31ºS, 48.50ºW); Uruguay: Montevideo (Index Nominum Algarum). Lectotype (fide Geissler, Kusber & Jahn 2006: 101): Y.I. Puiggari; prior to 1883; S (Sheath, Vis & Cole 1993: 720). Notes: Apiaí, Sao Paulo, Brasil (Entwisle et al., 2016: 392).

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. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 March 2021.

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