Kumanoa Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood, 2009
Original publication and holotype designation: Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B., Necchi Jr., O. & Sherwood, A.R. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 704-715, 2 figs, 1 table.
Taxonomic status: currently recognized as a distinct genus.
Most recent taxonomic treatment adopted: Necchi Júnior, O. & Vis, M.L. (2012). Monograph of the genus Kumanoa (Rhodophyta, Batrachospermales). Bibliotheca Phycologica 116: -79, pls 1-26.
Synonyms: Batrachospermum section Hybrida De Toni (1897: 63); Batrachospermum section Contorta Skuja (1931: 81). emend M.L. Vis & Entwisle (2000: 1181). - (16 Feb 2010) - Wendy Guiry
Numbers of names and species: There are 60 species names in the database at present, as well as 1 infraspecific names. Of the species names, 53 have been flagged as accepted taxonomically on the basis of the listed literature under the species name. In some instances, opinions on taxonomic validity differ from author to author and users are encouraged to form their own opinion. AlgaeBase is a work in progress and should not be regarded as a definitive source only as a guide to the literature..
Names: ('C' indicates a name that is accepted taxonomically; 'S' a homotypic or heterotypic synonym; 'U' indicates a name of uncertain taxonomic status, but which has been subjected to some verification nomenclaturally; 'P' indicates a preliminary AlgaeBase entry that has not been subjected to any kind of verification. For more information on a species click on it to activate a link to the Species database):
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Wynne, M.J. & Schneider, C.W. (2010). Addendum to the synoptic review of red algal genera. Botanica Marina 53: 291-299.
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Created: 15 February 2010 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 04 September 2018 by M.D. Guiry
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