Batrachospermum ectocarpum Entwisle &
Batrachospermum ectocarpum Entwisle & Kraft 1984, nom. illeg.
Original publication: Entwisle, T.J. & Kraft, G.T. (1984). Survey of freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta) of south-eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 35: 213-259.
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 Batrachospermum antipodites Entwisle
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Batrachospermum&species=ectocarpum
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=ectocarpum
Created: 30 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 03 January 2010 by M.D. Guiry
Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 250 times since it was created.
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)
Scott, J. (1983). Mitosis in the freshwater red alga Batrachospermum ectocarpum. Protoplasma 118: 56-70.
Sheath, R.G. & Burkholder, J.M. (1983). Morphometry of Batrachospermum populations intermediate between B. boryanum and B. ectocarpum. Journal of Phycology 19: 324-331, 27 figs, 3 tables.
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Cite this record as:
Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: No taxonomy record found for this level.