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Conferva atra Hudson 1778

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Eukaryota unassigned
Phylum Eukaryota unassigned phylum
Class Eukaryota unassigned class
Order Eukaryota unassigned order
Family Eukaryota unassigned family
Genus Conferva

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

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

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

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

Conferva atra Hudson
Showing young secondary fascicles on cortical filaments. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

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

Conferva atra Hudson
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).

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

Conferva atra Hudson
Spain. Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es). © Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es).

Conferva atra Hudson
Spain. Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es). © Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es).

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Rhodoglossum latissimum (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) J.Agardh

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
Conferva atra Hudson 1778: 597

Published in: Hudson, [W.] (1778). Flora anglica; exhibens plantas per regnum BritanniƦ sponte crescentes, distributas secundum systema sexuale: cum differentiis specierum, synonymis auctorum, nominibus incolarum, solo locorum, tempore florendi, officinalibus pharmacopƦorum. Tomus II. Editio altera, emendata et aucta.. pp. [i], 335-690. Londini [London]: impensis auctoris: prostant venales apud J. Nourse, in the Strand.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

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

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.

Nomenclatural notes
Accepted name: Nothocladus ater ((Hudson) T.J. Entwisle & M.L. Vis, 2016: 391 [June]; Setacea atra (Hudson) Necchi & Rossignolo (2016: 343) [July]. - (23 Aug 2016) - Wendy Guiry

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.

Key references
Entwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (2007). Batrachospermales. In: Algae of Australia Batrachospermales, Thoreales, Oedogoniales and Zygnemaceae. (Entwisle, T.J., Skinner, S., Lewis, S.H. & Foard, H.J. Eds), pp. 1-25. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.

Entwisle, T.J., Johnston, E.T., Lam, D.W., Stewart, S.A. & Vis, M.L. (2016). Nocturama gen. nov., Nothocladus s. lat. and other taxonomic novelties resulting from the further resolution of paraphyly in Australasian members of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 52(3): 384-396.

Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, [1]-229. London: John Van Voorst.

Rossignolo, N.L. & Necchi, O., Jr. (2016). Revision of section Setacea of the genus Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) with emphasis on specimens from Brazil. Phycologia 55(4): 337-346, 17 figs, 3 tables.

Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K.M. (1993). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 3. Section Setacea. Journal of Phycology 29(5): 719 -725, 18 figs, 2 tables.

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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 14 April 2021.

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