Batrachospermum wattsii Entwisle & Foard 1997
Batrachospermum wattsii Entwisle & Foard 1997: 374, fig. 21 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 wattsii (Entwisle & Foard) Entwisle & M.L.Vis
Type locality: Slip Creek, Road 1, Maroondah Reservoir catchment, Vivtoria, Australia (Entwisle et al. 2016: 391). Type: T.J. Entwisle 961; 24.xi.1986; MEL 2026652 (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.
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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