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Batrachospermum vagum var. [flagelliforme] f. tenuissimum Collins 1902

Publication details
Batrachospermum vagum var. [flagelliforme] f. tenuissimum Collins 1902: no. 990

Published in: Collins, F.S., Holden, I. & Setchell, W.A. (1902). Phycotheca boreali-americana. A collection of dried specimens of the algae of North America. Vol. Fasc. XIX-XX, Nos. 901-1000 pp. Nos. 901-1000. Malden, Massachusetts.

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 Sirodotia suecica Kylin

Type information
Type locality: U.S.A.: New York: outlet of Ox Bow Lake, near Lake Piseco, Adirondack Mts., Hamilton County (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: Isaac Holden; 24.viii.1896; (Index Nominum Algarum

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
INA claims that this is illegitimate, claiming priority for Batrachospermum vagum var. tenuissimum C. Agardh 1817, but this is a variety, and Collins's name is specified as a forma. - (13 Feb 2012) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
Vis & Sheath (1999: 266) cite Batrachospermum vagum var. flagelliforme f. tenuissima Collins as the basionym of Sirodotia tenuissima (Collins) Skuja ex Flint 1948. - (27 Mar 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
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
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.

Key references
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.

Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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