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Batrachospermum transtaganum Reis 1970

Publication details
Batrachospermum transtaganum Reis 1970: 23, pl. 1: figs a-d; pl. II: figs a-d; pl. III: figs a-c; pl. IV: figs a-c

Published in: Reis, M.P. dos (1970). Rhodophyceae novae. Batrachospermum transtanagum, sp. nov. Memórias da Sociedade Broteriana, Coimbra 40: 37-129.

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 Kumanoa virgatodecaisneana (Sirodot) Entwisle, M.L.Vis, W.B.Chiasson, Necchi & A.R.Sherwood

Type information
Type locality: Ribeiro do Torgal, afl. do rio Mira, pr. Odemira, Portugal (Sheath et al. 1994: 109). Holotype: P. Reis 542; 19 April 1968; COI 542A (Sheath et al. 1994: 109).

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Batrachospermum Section Virescentia

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Necchi, O., Jr, Agostinho, D.C. & Vis, M.L. (2018). Revision of Batrachospermum section Virescentia (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) with the establishment of the new genus, Virescentia stat. nov.. Cryptogamie Algologie 39(3): 313-338.

Key references
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.

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.

Kwandrans, J, & Eloranta, P. (2010). Diversity of freshwater red algae in Europe. Oceanological and Hydrobiological Studies 39(1): 161-169, 1 fig, 2 tables.

Sheath, R.G., Vis, M.L. & Cole, K..M. (1994). Distribution and systematics of Batrachospermum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. 4. Section Virescentia. Journal of Phycology 30(1): 108-117.

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