Rivularia atra Roth ex Bornet & Flahault 1886

Rivularia atra Roth ex Bornet & Flahault

Current name: Rivularia atra Roth ex Bornet & Flahault
Spiddal, Co. Galway, Ireland; colonies in high-level pools with spirorbid worms - 29 September 2007. Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie)

Publication Details
Rivularia atra Roth ex Bornet & Flahault 1886: 353

Published in: Bornet, E. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1887'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (deuxième fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 4: 343-373.

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Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Rivularia.

Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type Information
Type locality: Europe; Japan; California; (Bornet & Flahault 1886: 353) Notes: Roth's original material was collected "in itinere botanico, cum optimo collega Mertens initio mensis Augusti 1802. per Holsatiam instituto, prope Neustadt in lapidibus aquae immersis, maris Baltici,...". [on a botanical journey with an excellent colleague Mertens beginning of August 1802. By Hosaltia institute, near Neustadt on the stones in water, the Baltic Sea,.." Roth's type was thus collected in the Baltic Sea at Neustadt, Germany]

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), dull black (as opposed to niger, shining black); dark.

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 08 August 2000 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 November 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 November 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 June 2024

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