Bangia atropurpurea f. fuscopurpurea (De Toni) Preda 1901

Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) Lyngbye

Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) LyngbyeWilliamstown, Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia - 01 March 2002. Michael Guiry (

Publication Details
Bangia atropurpurea f. fuscopurpurea (De Toni) Preda 1901: 408

Published in: Preda, A. (1908). Flora Italica Cryptogama. Pars II: Algae. Florideae. Vol. 1(2) pp. 358, 111 figures. Rocca San Casciano: Stabilimento tipografico L. Cappelli.

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Publication date: 10 February 1908

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

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Bangia fuscopurpurea (Dillwyn) Lyngbye.

Conferva fuscopurpurea Dillwyn

Type Information
Type locality: Dunraven Castle [Glamorganshire, Wales]; (Dillwyn 1809: text to pl. 92) Type: W.W. Young; (Dillwyn 1809: text to pl. 92)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), black-purple (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 20 March 2017 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 20 March 2017

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 20 March 2017. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 28 September 2022

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