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Bangia pulchella Harvey 1859

Publication details
Bangia pulchella Harvey 1859: 342, pl.195C

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Bangia is Bangia atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Erythrotrichia carnea (Dillwyn) J.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Georgetown, Tasmania (Womersley 1994: 28). Type: on Hetrozostera. TCD (Womersley 1994: 28).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful and little (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Womersley, H.B.S. (1994). The marine benthic flora of southern Australia - Part IIIA - Bangiophyceae and Florideophyceae (Acrochaetiales, Nemaliales, Gelidiales, Hildenbrandiales and Gigartinales sensu lato). pp. [1]-508, 167 figs, 4 pls, 4 maps. Canberra: Australian Biological Resources Study.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 26 September 2021.

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