Batrachospermum terawhiticum Entwisle & Foard
Batrachospermum terawhiticum Entwisle & Foard 1997: 371, fig. 19 A-F
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 Nothocladus terawhiticus (Entwisle & Foard) Entwisle & M.L.Vis
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Te Rawhiti Creek, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand (Entwisle et al. 2016: 394). Type: V.W. Lindauer 1185; 24.x.1938; AKU 101795 (Silva 1996-to date
Source of current name
Entwisle, T.J., Johnston, E.T., Lam, D.W., Stewart, S.A. & Vis, M.L. (2016). Nocturama gen. nov., Nothocladus s. lat. and other taxonomic novelties resulting from the further resolution of paraphyly in Australasian members of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 52(3): 384-396.
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.
Created: 21 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 August 2019.