Batrachospermum faroense S.Kumano & W.A.Bowden-Kerby
Batrachospermum faroense S.Kumano & W.A.Bowden-Kerby 1986: 123, figs 66-81
Original publication: Kumano, S. & Bowden-Kerby, W.A. (1986). Studies of the freshwater Rhodophyta of Micronesia I. Six new species of Batrachospermum Roth. Japanese Journal of Phycology 34: 107-128.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Kumanoa faroensis (Kumano & W.A.Bowden-Kerby) M.L.Vis, Necchi, W.B.Chiasson & Entwisle
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Truk: Faro Village, Tol Island (Silva 1996-to date). Type: W.A. Bowden-Kerby; 11.v.1982; Herb. Fac. Sci., Kobe Univ. (Silva 1996-to date
Source of synonymy
Vis, M.L., Necchi, O., Jr., Chiasson, W.B. & Entwisle, T.J. (2012). Molecular phylogeny of the genus Kumanoa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 48(3): 750-758.
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 Júnior, O. & Vis, M.L. (2012). Monograph of the genus Kumanoa (Rhodophyta, Batrachospermales). Bibliotheca Phycologica 116: -79, pls 1-26.
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Batrachospermum&species=faroense
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Batrachospermum&Species=faroense
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 02 August 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 12 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:109450