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Tuomeya americana (Kützing) Papenfuss 1958

Publication details
Tuomeya americana (Kützing) Papenfuss 1958: 107

Published in: Papenfuss, G.F. (1958). Notes on algal nomenclature. IV. Various genera and species of Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae. Taxon 7: 104-109.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Tuomeya is Tuomeya fluviatilis Harvey.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Baileya americana Kützing

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: Virginia (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Bailey; L (Index Nominum Algarum

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Baileya americana Kützing 1857
Batrachospermum americanum (Harvey) O.Necchi & T.J.Entwisle 1990

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Lemanea americana Harvey 1848
Tuomeya fluviatilis Harvey 1858
Tuomeya americana (Harvey) M.J.Wynne 2007

Nomenclatural notes
In 1857, Kützing described the genus Baileya [nom illeg.] with the single species B americana. In 1858, Harvey described the same entity under the binomial Tuomia fluviatilis. Papenfuss (1958: 107) notes that Kützing's specific name americana has priority over fluviatilis. - (2 Aug 2012) - Wendy Guiry

Distributional notes
Regarded as an "uncertain species previously reported in China" by Xie & al. (2020: 68). - (23 May 2020) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Ganesan, E.K., West, J.A. & Necchi, O., Jr. (2018). A catalogue and bibliography of non-marine (freshwater and estuarine) Rhodophyta (red algae) of India. Phytotaxa 364(1): 1-48, 2 figs.

Kapraun, D.F., Braly, K.S. & Freshwater, D.W. (2007). Nuclear DNA content variation in the freshwater red algal orders Batrachospermales and Thoreales (Florideophyceae, Nemaliophycidae). Phycologia 49: 54-62.

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.

Papenfuss, G.F. (1958). Notes on algal nomenclature. IV. Various genera and species of Chlorophyceae, Phaeophyceae and Rhodophyceae. Taxon 7: 104-109.

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.

Xie, S.L., Qiu, M.Y., Nan, F.G., Fang, K.P. & Han, J.F. (2020). Batrachospermales (Rhodophyta) of China: a catalogue and bibliography. Nova Hedwigia 110(1-2): 37-77, 13 figs, 1 table.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 30 July 2020 by G.M. Guiry

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Babu, B. & Baluswami, M. (2005). Tuomeya americana (Kuetzing) Papenfuss, a fresh-water red alga, new to India. Indian Hydrobiology 8: 1-4, 11 figs.
Wynne, M.J. (2007). Authorship of the freshwater red algal species Tuomeya americana (Batrachospermaceae). Rhodora 109: 464-467.

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