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Planktothrix mougeotii Anagnostidis & Komárek

Publication details
Planktothrix mougeotii Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 416

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Planktothrix is Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria agardhii f. isothrix (Skuja) Poljansky 1953

Nomenclatural notes
Planktothrix mougeotii (Bory ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 416. Cited as Planktothrix mougeotii K. Agnostidis & J. Komárek 1918: 416, "new name" in Index Nominum Algarum and in Whitton (John et al. 2002) who notes that there is no description of Oscillatoria mougeotii in Gomont (1892). - (4 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Suda et al. (2002: 1591) note that O. mougeotii Bory ex Gomont is clearly described as a synonym of O. formosa Bory (Gomont, 1892) [accepted name Phormidium formosa (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988]. See discussion on pages 1589-1591 in Suda et al. (2002). - (5 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: France: Vosges, coll.: Mougeot [Oscillatoria mougeotiiBory 1827] (Silva 1996-to date). Notes: Type strain TR1-5T.

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

Suda, S., Watanabe, M., Otsuka, S., Mahakahant, A., Yongmanitchai, W., Nopartnaraporn, N., Liu, Y. & Day, J.G. (2002). Taxonomic revision of water-bloom-forming species of oscillatorioid cyanobacteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 1577-1595.

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