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Bangia atropurpurea subsp. brevisegmenta Womersley 1994

Publication details
Bangia atropurpurea subsp. brevisegmenta Womersley 1994: 36, 37 fig. 4

Published in: 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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Publication date: "Published 14 January. 1994"

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

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Type locality: Warrnambool, Victoria (Womersley 1994: 36). Type: Womersley; 14 October 1985; lower eulittoral on the mussel Xenostrobus pulex (Lamarck) in sand, inner side of Middle I.. AD A57022 (Womersley 1994: 36).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
Bangiadulcis is described by Nelson (2007: 885) to accommodate the freshwater, filamentous species found in Europe, North America, and Japan, previously known as Bangia atropurpurea. - (18 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry

Habitat notes
B. atropurpurea subsp. brevisegmata was described from a marine habitat in Australia (collected October 1985 but not present in May 1988). See note for B. atropurpurea. - (18 May 2009) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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