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Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh, nom. inval. 1817

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Oscillatoriaceae
Genus Oscillatoria

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Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
In tufa deposits, Caher River, Fanore, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. 04 Jun 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
In tufa deposits, Caher River, Fanore, Ireland. Collected by Melinda Lyons.. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
Young filament at three focus points. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, on a lock gate, October 2009. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
Transverse section. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
Wedge-shaped cell (arrowed) at three focus points. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
Attachment structure. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
Older filament with stacked stellate chloroplasts. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
Growing on Cladophora. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
Newly growing filament. Oxford Canal, near Claydon, UK. On a lock gate.. 23 Oct 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh
River Corrib, Galway, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Cladosiphon frappieri Montagne & Millardet

Bangiadulcis atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) W.A.Nelson River Corrib, Galway, Ireland
© M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication details
Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh 1817: 109, nom. inval.

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Oscillatoria is Oscillatoria princeps Vaucher ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bangia atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh

Basionym
Conferva atropurpurea Mertens ex Roth

Type information
Type locality: Ad rotas molendinas Bremae in Visurgi primo ob. Julio 1801 Mertens, qui sub nomine Confervae castaneae comm. [Watermill on the Weser River, Bremen first observed in July 1801 by Mertens who communicated it under the name Conferva castanea] (Roth 1806: 208). Neotype: BM 000637980 (Müller et al. 2003: 216). Notes: Lectotype: Collected by Mertens from the Weser River at Bremen: lectotypified by Pfeiffer (1871-1873: 361) (Sutherland et al 2011). Neotype designated by Müller et al (2003: 216): Ysselmeer, Netherlands; coll. K. Müller & A. Sherwood, 24 May 1998; BM accession Number BM000637980. Roth's collection is believed to have been destroyed in World War II (Koster 1957 cited by Müller et al. 2003; Koster 1969 cited by Womersley 1994). [INA: England: Hampshire: near Southampton (Mr Woods); Wales: Camarthenshire: near Pontardylais. Collector: Mertens (vii 1801)].

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (20 Mar 2017) - M.D. 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
Nelson, W.A. (2007). Bangiadulcis gen. nov.: a new genus for freshwater filamentous Bangiales (Rhodophyta). Taxon 56: 883-886.

Created: 20 March 2005 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 20 March 2017 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 26 July 2021.

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