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Batrachospermum keratophytum Bory 1808

Publication details
Batrachospermum keratophytum Bory 1808: 328, pl. 31: fig. 2 (as 'Batrachosperma (keratophyta)' )

Published in: Bory de Saint-Vincent, [J.B.G.M.] (1808). Mémoire sur le genre Batrachosperma, de la famille des Conferves (1). Annales du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle 12: 310-331, pls 29, 30, 31.
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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 Paludicola keratophyta (Bory) M.L.Vis & Necchi

Type information
Type locality: France: Marensin, Landes (Index Nominum Algarum). Type (fide Sheath, Vis & Cole, 1994: 874): PC (Index Nominum Algarum

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Batrachospermum vagum f. keratophytum (Bory) Sirodot 1884

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lemanea australasica Sonder
Batrachospermum suevorum Kützing 1849
Batrachospermum vagum var. suevorum (Kützing) Rabenhorst 1868

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Revised description (Vis et al., 2020: 854, fig.3, F-K).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Vis, M.L., Lee, J., Eloranta, P., Chapuis, I.S., Lam, D.W. & Necchi, O. Jr (2020). Paludicola gen.nov. and revision of the species formerly in Batrachospermum section Turfosa (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology 56(4): 844-861.

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

Kapustin, D.O. (2015 '2014'). Rhodophyta. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 507 only. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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.

Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K.M. (1994). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 6. Section Turfosa. Journal of Phycology 30: 872-884.

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