Chantransia richardsii (Skuja) Vis, Entwisle, J.A.West & Ott 2006
Chantransia richardsii (Skuja) Vis, Entwisle, J.A.West & Ott 2006: 129, 130
Published in: Vis, M.L., Entwisle, T.J., West, J.A. & Ott, F.D. (2006). Ptilothamnion richardsii (Rhodophyta) is a chantransia stage of Batrachospermum. European Journal of Phycology 41: 125-130.
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Ptilothamnion richardsii Skuja
Type locality: River Essequibo, Guyana (Vis et al 2006: 125).
Ptilothamnion richardsii Skuja 1944
Anfractutofilum umbracolens A.B.Cribb 1965
Two specimens of Ptilothamnion richardsii from Australia were examined by Vis et al. (2006), partial rbcL gene sequence data were obtained and the specimens were determined to be Batrachospermum antipodites, differing from that taxon by only 15bp (1.2%). Two specimens from French Guiana were shown to be within the Batrachospermum section Contorta clade. They consider it useful to continue to recognize entities with particular morphological characters and propose the form taxa Chantransia richardsii, C. macrospora and C. pygmaea. - (13 Sep 2006) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 13 September 2006 by Wendy Guiry
Verified by: 13 September 2007 by M.D. Guiry
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Vis, M.L., Entwisle, T.J., West, J.A. & Ott, F.D. (2006). Ptilothamnion richardsii (Rhodophyta) is a chantransia stage of Batrachospermum. European Journal of Phycology 41: 125-130.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 05 March 2021.