Batrachospermum tenuissimum Bory, nom. illeg.
Batrachospermum tenuissimum Bory 1822: 227, nom. illeg. (as 'Batrachosperma' )
Published in: B[ory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M.] (1822). Batrachosperme, Batrachosperma. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. ( Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 226-231. Paris: Rey et Gravier; Baudouin Frères.
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 Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitimate replacement name for Lemanea batrachospermosa. - (3 Jul 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 21 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. 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 18 August 2019.