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Battersia mirabilis Reinke ex Batters 1890

Publication details
Battersia mirabilis Reinke ex Batters 1890: 279, pl. IX [9]: figs 1-4

Published in: Batters, E.A.L. (1890). A list of the marine algae of Berwick-on-Tweed. History of the Berwickshire Naturalists' Club 1887-1889 [12]: 221-392, pls VII-XL.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Battersia.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), to be wondered at, wonderful, marvellous, extraordinary, admirable (Smith & Lockwood 1933).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphacelaria mirabilis (Reinke ex Batters) Prud'homme 1982

Taxonomic notes
Batters's publication appeared in February 1890 and Reinke's in August 1890 (INA), which is why the name should be credited to Batters's publication rather than Reinke's. - (4 Nov 2010) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland, England (Athanasiadis 1996: 201). Type: KIEL Notes: North Sea coast at Berwick, England (on Ralfsiae) (Index Nominum Algarum).

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Key references
Draisma, S.G.A., Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. & Kawai, H. (2010). A revised classification of the Sphacelariales (Phaeophyceae) inferred from a psbC and rbcL based phylogeny. European Journal of Phycology 45(3): 308-326.

Mathieson, A.C. & Dawes, C.J. (2017). Seaweeds of the Northwest Atlantic. pp. [i]-x, 1-798, CIX pls. Amherst & Boston: University of Massachusetts Press.

Reinke, J. (1890). √úbersicht der bisher bekannten Sphacelariaceen. Berichte der Deutsche Botanischen Gesellschaft 8: 201-215, 2 figs.

Created: 23 November 1998 by M.D. Guiry

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Prud'homme Van Reine, W. F. (1981). Morphology and life history of Battersia mirabilis reinke ex batters (Phaeophyceae, Sphacelariales). Proceedings of the International Seaweed Symposium 8: 135-139.

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