Batrachospermum antiquum Entwisle & Foard 1997
Batrachospermum antiquum Entwisle & Foard 1997: 349, fig. 9 A-F
Published in: Entwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (1997). Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in Australia and New Zealand: new taxa and emended circumscriptions in sections Aristata, Batrachospermum, Turfosa and Virescentia. Australian Systematic Botany 10(3): 331-380, 22 figs, 1 table .
Publication date: 1997
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 Nothocladus antiquus (Entwisle & Foard) Entwisle & M.L.Vis
Type locality: Old River, into Bathurst Harbour, Southwest National Park, Tasmania, Australia (Entwisle et al. 2016: 394). Type: T.J. Entwisle (with N.G. Walsh) 2508; 4.iii.1996; MEL 2033386 (dry), 2033387 (wet) (Index Nominum Algarum
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
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
Entwisle, T.J., Johnston, E.T., Lam, D.W., Stewart, S.A. & Vis, M.L. (2016). Nocturama gen. nov., Nothocladus s. lat. and other taxonomic novelties resulting from the further resolution of paraphyly in Australasian members of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 52(3): 384-396.
Entwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (2007). Batrachospermales. In: Algae of Australia Batrachospermales, Thoreales, Oedogoniales and Zygnemaceae. (Entwisle, T.J., Skinner, S., Lewis, S.H. & Foard, H.J. Eds), pp. 1-25. Canberra & Melbourne: Australian Biological Resources Study & CSIRO Publishing.
Kumano, S. (2002). Freshwater red algae of the world. pp. [i-ii], i-xiv, 1-375 [p. 375 is an Addendum], pls 1-199. Bristol: Biopress Limited.
Ott, F.D. (2009). Handbook of the taxonomic names associated with the non-marine Rhodophycophyta. pp. [i-xiii]xiv-xxiv, -969, . Stuttgart: J. Cramer in der Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlagsbuchhandlung.
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