Bangia atropurpurea

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Taxonavigation: Bangiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Rhodophyta
Subdivisio: Rhodophytina
Classis: Bangiophyceae
Ordo: Bangiales

Familiae: Bangiaceae
Genus: Bangia
Species: Bangia atropurpurea

Subspecies: B. a. brevisegmenta


Bangia atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh, 1824: 76

  • Type locality: Watermill on the Weser River, Bremen first observed in July 1801 by Mertens under the name Conferva castanea] (Roth 1806: 208).
  • Lectotype: Collected by Mertens from the Weser River at Bremen (designated by Pfeiffer 1871-1873: 361).
  • Neotype: BM 000637980 (designated by Müller et al 2003: 216): Ysselmeer, Netherlands; coll. K. Müller & A. Sherwood, 24 May 1998.

A freshwater species, genetically distinct from the marine B. fuscopurpurea-complex.


  • Basionym
  • Homotypic
    • Oscillatoria atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) C.Agardh, 1817
    • Bangia fuscopurpurea var. atropurpurea (Roth) Lyngbye, 1819
    • Girardia fuscopurpurea var. atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) S.F.Gray, 1821
    • Bangiella atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) Gaillon, 1833
    • Diadenus atropurpureus (Mertens ex Roth) Kuntze, 1891
    • Bangiadulcis atropurpurea (Mertens ex Roth) W.A.Nelson, 2007


  • Agardh, C.A. 1824. Systema Algarum. pp. [i]–xxxvii, [1]–312. Lundae: Literis Berlingianis. BHL Reference page. : 76
  • Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2017. Bangia atropurpurea. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Accessed 27 July 2017.
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