Batrachospermum tenuissimum var. batrachospermosum Bory, nom. illeg. 1822
Batrachospermum tenuissimum var. batrachospermosum Bory 1822: 227, nom. illeg. (as 'Batrachosperma' )
Published in: B[ory de Saint-Vincent, J.B.G.M.] (1822). Batrachosperme, Batrachosperma. In: Dictionnaire Classique d'Histoire Naturelle. ( Eds) Vol. 2, pp. 226-231. Paris: Rey et Gravier; Baudouin Frères.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Batrachospermum is Batrachospermum gelatinosum (Linnaeus) De Candolle.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Torularia atra (Hudson) M.J.Wynne
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Illegitmate: supposedly based on an illegitimate name Lemanea batrachospermosa. - (3 Jul 2017) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.
Created: 03 July 2017 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 12 February 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 April 2021.