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Calothrix nidulans Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Publication details
Calothrix nidulans Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1924: 703, pl. 12: fig. 7

Published in: Setchell, W.A. & Gardner, N.L. (1924). New marine algae from the Gulf of California. Proceeding of the California Academy of Science, Series 4 12: 695-949, 77 plates.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Calothrix is Calothrix confervicola C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

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

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

Taxonomic notes
Said by the authors to be very close to Calothrix parasitica, but differs in being smaller in all its dimensions and in not having hairs.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: Locality not noted, Gulf of California. (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 703). Holotype: Ivan M. Johnson No. 162; On a fragment of a young filamentous brown alga, possibly Liebmannia. CAS 1321 (Setchell & Gardner 1924: 703).

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Key references
Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

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