Arthrospira major (Kützing) Crow
Arthrospira major (Kützing) Crow 1927: 142
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont
Spirulina major Kützing
Lectotype locality: Weissenfels, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 46). Notes: This type locality was first cited by Drouet (1968: 17, 20) (Silva et al., 1996)
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Arthrospira major (Kützing) Crow)
Europe: Denmark (Nielsen 2002).
North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010).
South-east Asia: Singapore (Pham et al. 2011).
Pacific Islands: Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003).
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Arthrospira&species=major
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Arthrospira&Species=major
Created: 07 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 28 May 2012 by Wendy Guiry
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Wendy Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:109073