Batrachospermum heterocorticum Sheath & K.M.Cole 1990
Batrachospermum heterocorticum Sheath & K.M.Cole 1990: 566, figs 9-18
Published in: Sheath, R.G. & Cole, K.M. (1990). Batrachospermum heterocorticum sp. nov. and Polysiphonia subtilissima (Rhodophyta) from Florida spring-fed streams. Journal of Phycology 26(3): 563-568.
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 Sheathia heterocortica (Sheath & K.M.Cole) Salomaki
Holotype locality: Morman Branch at route 19 (Sheath & Cole 1990: 567). Holotype: R.G. Sheath Fl 21; 5 May 1989; UBC A70042 (Sheath & Cole 1990: 567). Notes: Type location: Mormon Creek, Marion County, Florida (Stewart & Vis, 2007).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Salomaki, E.D., Kwandrans, J., Eloranta, P. & Vis, M.L. (2014). Molecular and morphological evidence for Sheathia gen. nov. (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) and three new species. Journal of Phycology 50(3): 526-542.
Entwisle, T.J., Vis, M.L., Chiasson, W.B., Necchi Jr., O. & Sherwood, A.R. (2009). Systematics of the Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) - a synthesis. Journal of Phycology 45(3): 704-715, 2 figs, 1 table.
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.
Stewart, S.A. & Vis, M.L. (2007). Investigation of two species complexes in Batrachospermum section Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). Phycologia 46(4): 380-385, 2 figs, 2 tables.
Created: 21 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
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Sheath, R.G. & Cole, K.M. (1990). Batrachospermum heterocorticum sp. nov. and Polysiphonia subtilissima (Rhodophyta) from Florida spring-fed streams. Journal of Phycology 26(3): 563-568.
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