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Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Nostocaceae
Genus Anabaena

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Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg
Seaside, Oregon, USA; Cullaby Lake, 200x, DIC, Palmer-Maloney. 26 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA, 100x, DIC, Palmer-Maloney. 07 Jun 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC. 20 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 1000x, DIC. 20 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, DIC. 20 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Anabaena crassa (Lemmermann) Komárková-Legnová & Cronberg 1992: 24

Published in: Komárková-Legnerová, J. & Cronberg, G. (1992). New and recombined filamentous Cyanophytes from lakes in South Scania, Sweden. Algological Studies 67: 21-32.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anabaena is Anabaena oscillarioides Bory ex Bornet & Flahault .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dolichospermum crassum (Lemmermann) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek

Basionym

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), thick (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

Key references
Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Willame, R., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Wilmotte, A., Komarek, J. & Hoffmann, L. (2006). Morphological and molecular characterization of planktonic cyanobacteria from Belgium and Luxembourg. Journal of Phycology 42: 1312-1332.

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