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Batrachospermum orthostichum Skuja

Publication details
Batrachospermum orthostichum Skuja 1931: 84, pl. 2: figs 1-15

Published in: Skuja, H. (1931). Untersuchungen über die Rhodophyceen des Süsswassers. Archiv für Protistenkunde 74: 297-309.

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 Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J.Wynne

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Epilithic in a mountain rivulet (Necchi & Kumano 1984). - (19 Feb 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Espirito Santo, Santa Teresa, Brazil (Sheath, Vis & Cole 1993: 720). Lectotype: O. Conde; October 1928; UPS (Sheath, Vis & Cole 1993: 720).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K.M. (1993). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 3. Section Setacea. Journal of Phycology 29(5): 719 -725, 18 figs, 2 tables.

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.

Necchi, O., Jr & Kumano, S. (1984). Studies on the freshwater Rhodophyta of Brazil I. Three taxa of Batrachospermum Roth from the northeastern State of Serigipe. Japanese Journal of Phycology 32: 348-353.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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