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Diadenus atropurpureus (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze 1891

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

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

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

Diadenus atropurpureus (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
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).

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

Diadenus atropurpureus (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
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).

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

Diadenus atropurpureus (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
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).

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

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

Diadenus atropurpureus (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze
River Corrib, Galway, Ireland. 14 Jun 2011. M.D. Guiry. © M.D. Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

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Cladophora oxyclada (Montagne) Kützing

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

Publication details
Diadenus atropurpureus (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze 1891: 891

Published in: Kuntze, O. (1891). Revisio generum plantarum. Pars II. pp. 375-1011. Leipzig, London, Milano, New York, Paris: Arthur Felix, Dulau & Co., U. Hoepli, Gust. A. Schechert, Charles Klincksierck.
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Publication date: 5 Nov 1891

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Diadenus is .

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.

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.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry

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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