Sirodotia tenuissima (Collins) Skuja ex L.H.Flint, nom. inval.
Sirodotia tenuissima (Collins) Skuja ex L.H.Flint 1948: 431, figs 25-28, nom. inval.
Published in: Flint, L.H. (1948). Studies of freshwater red algae. American Journal of Botany 35: 428-433.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Sirodotia suecica Kylin
Type locality: U.S.A.: New York: outlet of Ox Bow Lake, near Lake Piseco, Adirondack Mts., Hamilton County (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Isaac Holden; 24.viii.1896; (Silva 1996-to date
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very fine (Lewis & Short 1890).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: according to INA "intended combination of Batrachospermum vagum f. tenuissimum Collins 1902 (illeg.); intended basionym not cited." - (13 Feb 2012) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Vis, M.L. & Sheath, R.G. (1999). A molecular investigation of the systematic relationships of Sirodotia species (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) in North America. Phycologia 38: 261-266, 3 figs, 3 tables.
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.
Lam, D.W., Entwisle, T.J., Eloranta, P., Kwandrans, J. & Vis, M.L. (2012). Circumscription of species in the genus Sirodotia (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta) based on molecular and morphological data. European Journal of Phycology 47(1): 42-50.
Vis, M.L. & Sheath, R.G. (1998). A molecular and morphological investigation of the relationship between Batrachospermum spermatoinvolucrum and B. gelatinosum (Batrachospermales, Rhodophyta). European Journal of Phycology 33: 231-239, 5 figs, 3 tables.
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 28 March 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 24 January 2020.