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Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault

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

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Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault
Coiled form. Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK. BF image.. 05 Sep 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault
Coiled form. Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK. BF image.. 05 Sep 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 400x, DIC. 09 Aug 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; Lugol's, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault 1886: 228 (as 'Flos-aquae' )

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1888'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (quatrième et dernier fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 7: 177-262.
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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 flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek

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

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Sweden, Denmark, Scotland, France, Germany, USA (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Wacklin, P., Hoffmann, L. & Komárek, J. (2009). Nomenclatural validation of the genetically revised cyanobacterial genus Dolichospermum (Ralfs ex Bornet et Flahault) comb. nova. Fottea 9(1): 59-64.

Key references
Dean, A.P. & Sigee, D.C. (2006). Molecular heterogeneity in Aphanizomenon flos-aquae and Anabaena flos-aquae (Cyanophyta): a synchrotron-based Fourier-transform infrared study of lake micropopulations. European Journal of Phycology 41: 201-212.

Gress, C.D., Treble, R.G., Matz, C.J. & Weger, H.G. (2004). Biological availability of iron to the freshwater cyanobacterium . Journal of Phycology 40: 879-886, 4 figs.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Kim, B.-H., Oh, H.-M., Lee, Y.-K., Choi, G.-G., Ahn, C.-Y., Yoon, B.-D. & Kim, H.-S. (2006). Simple method for RNA preparation from cyanobacteria (Note). Journal of Phycology 42: 1137-1141.

Larson, C. & Passy, S.I. (2005). Spectral fingerprinting of algal communities: a novel approach to biofilm analysis and biomonitoring . Journal of Phycology 41: 439-446.

Sigee, D.C., Selwyn, A., Gallois, P. & Dean, A.P. (2007). Patterns of cell death in freshwater colonial cyanobacteria during the late summer bloom. Phycologia 46(3): 284-292, 12 figs.

Thomazeau, S., Houdan-Fourmont, A., Couté, A., Duval, C., Couloux, A., Rousseau, F. & Bernard, C. (2010). The contribution of sub-Saharan African strains to the phylogeny of cyanobacteria: focusing on the Nostacaceae (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 46(3): 564-579.

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