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Bangia vermicularis Harvey 1853

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Bangiophyceae
Subclass Bangiophycidae
Order Bangiales
Family Bangiaceae
Genus Bangia

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Bangia vermicularis Harvey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Bangia vermicularis Harvey
Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Bangia vermicularis Harvey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

Bangia vermicularis Harvey
Northern California. 08 Mar 2011. Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org). © Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org).

 

Hydrolapatha rostrata (Lyngbye) Kuntze

Bangia vermicularis Harvey Northern California
© Wendell Wood (ww@oregonwild.org)

Publication details
Bangia vermicularis Harvey 1853: 55, pl. 49: fig. A

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1853). Nereis boreali-americana; or, contributions towards a history of the marine algae of the atlantic and pacific coasts of North America. Part II. Rhodospermeae. Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge 5(5): [i-ii], [1]-258, pls XIII-XXXVI.
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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: USA: California: Golden Gate (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: A.D. Frye; TCD (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), worm-shaped, almost cylindrical and bent in places, marked with irregular waves or bent lines (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Lynch, M.D.J., Sheath, R.G. & Muller, K.M. (2008). Phylogenetic position and ISSR-estimated intraspecific genetic variation of Bangia maxima (Bangiales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 47: 599-613.

Smith, G.M. (1944). Marine algae of the Monterey Peninsula. pp. i-ix, 1-622, 98 pls. Stanford: Stanford University Press.

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