Batrachospermum trichofurcatum Sheath & Vis
Batrachospermum trichofurcatum Sheath & Vis 1996: 128, figs 9-15
Original publication: Vis, M.L. & Sheath, R.G. (1996). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 9. Section Batrachospermum : description of five new species. Phycologia 35: 124-134.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Subgenus Batrachospermum Section Batrachospermum
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Holotype locality: Route 101 in Redwood National Park at Prarie Creek Park, California, U.S.A. (Vis & Sheath 1996: 128). Holotype: R.G. Sheath CA 18: R.G. Sheath; 18 April 1988; Stream. UBC A81617 (Vis & Sheath 1996: 128).
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Batrachospermum trichofurcatum Sheath & Vis)
North America: California (Vis & Sheath 1996).
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater Red Algae of the World. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Batrachospermum&species=trichofurcatum
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Batrachospermum&Species=trichofurcatum
Created: 20 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 14 November 2007 by Wendy Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 14 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:52274