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Batrachospermum arcuatum Kylin

Publication details
Batrachospermum arcuatum Kylin 1912: 22, figs 7 a-e

Published in: Kylin, H. (1912). Studien über die Schwedischen Arten der Gattungen Batrachospermum Roth und Sirodotia nov. gen. Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Ups. Ser. IV, 3: 1-40.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sheathia arcuata (Kylin) Salomaki & M.L.Vis

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Batrachospermum Section Batrachospermum [Helminthoidea? - see Entwisle et al., 2009]

Origin of species name
Participle A curved, like a bow (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
em. M.L. Vis et al. (Entwisle et al., 2009)

Type information
Type locality: Sweden: Skane: Hor (Silva 1996-to date). Lectotype fide T.J Entwisle & H.J. Hoard, 1997: 337, but depository should be UPS: K.E. Hirn; 4.vi.1896; PC (Silva 1996-to date

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Salomaki, E.D., Kwandrans, J., Eloranta, P. & Vis, M.L. (2014). Molecular and morphological evidence for Sheathia gen. nov. (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) and three new species. Journal of Phycology 50(3): 526-542.

Key references
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Carlile, A.L. & Sherwood, A. (2013). Phylogenetic affinities and distribution of the Hawaiian freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 52(3): 309-319.

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Entwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (1997). Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in Australia and New Zealand: new taxa and emended circumscriptions in sections Aristata, Batrachospermum, Turfosa and Virescentia. Australian Systematic Botany 10: 331-380.

Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B., Necchi Jr., O. & Sherwood, A.R. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 704-715, 2 figs, 1 table.

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.

Ott, F.D. (2009). Handbook of the taxonomic names associated with the non-marine Rhodophycophyta. pp. [i-xiii]xiv-xxiv, [1]-969, [2]. Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung.

Salomaki, E.D., Kwandrans, J., Eloranta, P. & Vis, M.L. (2014). Molecular and morphological evidence for Sheathia gen. nov. (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) and three new species. Journal of Phycology 50(3): 526-542.

Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Vis, M.L., Feng, J., Chiasson, W.B., Xie, S.-L., Stancheva, R., Entwisle, T.J., Chou, J.-Y. & Wang, W.-L. (2010). Investigation of the molecular and morphological variability in Batrachospermum arcuatum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from geographically distant locations. Phycologia 49(6): 545-553.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Marco, S. & Aboal, M. (2008). Batrachospermum arcuatum (Batrachospermaceae, Floridophyceae) en el Parque Natural del Marjal de Pego-Oliva. Nueva cita para la flora algal de las aguas continentales españolas. ALGAS. Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Ficología 39: 35 - 37.
Vis, M.L., Feng, J., Chiasson, W.B., Xie, S.-L., Stancheva, R., Entwisle, T.J., Chou, J.-Y. & Wang, W.-L. (2010). Investigation of the molecular and morphological variability in Batrachospermum arcuatum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from geographically distant locations. Phycologia 49(6): 545-553.

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