Batrachospermum trichocontortum Sheath & Vis
Batrachospermum trichocontortum Sheath & Vis 1996: 131, figs 35-44
Published in: 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.
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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 121 5 km north of Route 76 and outskirts of Newbury, South Carolina, USA (Vis & Sheath 1996: 131). Holotype: R.G. Sheath SC 2: R.G. Sheath and D. Kaczmarczyk; 21 March 1989; Stream. UBC A81616 (Vis & Sheath 1996: 131).
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 August 2019.