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Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Biliphyta
Phylum Rhodophyta
Subphylum Eurhodophytina
Class Florideophyceae
Subclass Nemaliophycidae
Order Batrachospermales
Family Batrachospermaceae
Genus Batrachospermum

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Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Young filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Young filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Shown with other Batrachospermum. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Older filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Older filament. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Panorama merge of several images at low magnification. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Cortex development. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.. 04 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Spain. Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es). © Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es).

Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey
Spain. Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es). © Marina Aboal Sanjurjo (maboal@um.es).

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Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey Shown with other Batrachospermum. Collected by David John, Pang Valley, near Bradfield, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey 1841: 120

Published in: Harvey, W.H. (1841). A manual of the British algae: containing generic and specific descriptions of the known British species of sea-weeds and of Confervae both marine and fresh-water. pp. [i-v]-lvii, [1]-229. London: John Van Voorst.
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Type species
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

Basionym
Conferva atra Hudson

Type information
Type locality: Little well, Gors Bach, between Llanfaethly and Trefadog, Wales (Entwisle & Foard 2007: 16). Holotype: D. Brewer; prior to 1741; BM (Entwisle & Foard 2007: 16). Notes: Lectotype (BM Sloane Herbarium H.S. 229, 59, RH 118) designated by (Sheath et al. 1993: 720).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Batrachospermum Section Setacea

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), dull black (as opposed to niger, shining black); dark.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Common names

(as Batrachospermum atrum (Hudson) Harvey)
Swedish: Mörk pärlbandsalger (Tolstoy & Österlund 2003).

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Source of current name
Wynne, M.J. (2019). Torularia Bonnnemaison, 1828, a generic name to be reinstated for Atrophycus Necchi & Rossignolo, 2017. Notulae Algarum 89: 1-4, no figs.

Key references
Abdelahad, N., Bolpagni, R., Lasinio, G.J., Vis, M.L., Amadio, C., Laini, A. & Keil, E.J. (2015). Distribution, morphology and ecological niche of Batrachospermum and Sheathia species (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in the fontanili of the Po plain (northern Italy). European Journal of Phycology 50(3): 318-329.

Athanasiadis, A. (2016). Phycologia Europaea Rhodophyta Vol. I. pp. [i]-xxxxviii, 1-762. Thessaloniki: Published and distributed by the author.

Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Kusel-Fetzmann, E. (2011). Rhodophyceae and Phaeophyceae. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa Band 7. Freshwater flora of Central Europe. Volume 7. (Schagerl, M. Eds), pp. [i]-x, [1]-155. Heidelberg: Spectrum Akademischer Verlag.

Entwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (1998). Batrachospermum latericium sp. nov. (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from Tasmania, Australia, with new observations on B. atrum and a discussion of their relationships. Muelleria 11: 27-40, 5 figs.

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.

Entwisle, T.J. (1992). The setaceous species of Batrachospermum (Rhodophyta): a re-evaluation of B. atrum (Hudson) Harvey and B. puiggarianum Grunow including the description of B. diatyches sp. nov. from Tasmania, Australia. Muelleria 7: 425-445.

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.

Kitayama, T. (2014). Phenology and morphology of the two freshwater red algae (Rhodophyta) in the Imperial Palace, Tokyo. Memoirs of the National Museum of Natural Science, Tokyo 49: 89-96.

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.

Liljeblad, S. (1816). Utkast till en svensk flora: eller afhandling om svenska våxternas våsendteliga kånnetecken och nytta. Ed. 3. pp. 1-761. Uppsala: Tryckt hos Zeipel et Palmblad.

Sheath, R.G. & Sherwood, A.R. (2011). Rhodophyta (Red Algae). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 159-180. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K.M. (1993). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 3. Section Setacea. Journal of Phycology 29(5): 719 -725, 18 figs, 2 tables.

Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B. & Sheath, R.G. (2005). Phylogenetic relationship of Batrachospermum species (Batrachospermales, Rhodphyta) from coastal streams in French Guiana. Phycologia 44: 441-446.

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Aboal, M., López-Jiménez, E. & Asencio, A.D. (1995). Batrachospermum atrum (Huds.) Harv. (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyceae), novedad para la flora algal epicontinental española. Anales Jardín Botánico de Madrid 53: 121-123.
Entwisle, T.J. & Foard, H.J. (1998). Batrachospermum latericium sp. nov. (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) from Tasmania, Australia, with new observations on B. atrum and a discussion of their relationships. Muelleria 11: 27-40, 5 figs.
Entwisle, T.J. (1992). The setaceous species of Batrachospermum (Rhodophyta): a re-evaluation of B. atrum (Hudson) Harvey and B. puiggarianum Grunow including the description of B. diatyches sp. nov. from Tasmania, Australia. Muelleria 7: 425-445.

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