Batrachospermum americanum ( ) O.Necchi & T.J.Entwisle
Batrachospermum americanum (Harvey) O.Necchi & T.J.Entwisle 1990: 486
Published in: Necchi, O., Jr & Entwisle, T.J. (1990). A reappraisal of generic and subgeneric classification in the Batrachospermaceae (Rhodophyta). Phycologia 29(4): 478-488.
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 Tuomeya americana (Kützing) Papenfuss
Baileya americana Kützing
Type locality: U.S.A.: Virginia (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Bailey; L (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 July 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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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 20 August 2019.