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Batrachospermum carpocontortum Sheath, Morison, K.M.Cole & Vanalstyne

Publication details
Batrachospermum carpocontortum Sheath, Morison, K.M.Cole & Vanalstyne 1986: 325, figs 2-15

Type species
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.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Batrachospermum Section Batrachospermum

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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.

Key references
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.

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References
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Sheath, R.G., Morison, M.O., Cole, K.M. & Vanalstyne, K.L. (1986). A new species of freshwater Rhodophyta, Batrachospermum carpocontortum. Phycologia 25: 321-330.

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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 18 August 2019.

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