Aphanizomenon flexuosum J.Komárek & L.Kovácik
Aphanizomenon flexuosum J.Komárek & L.Kovácik 1989: 54, figs 10, 12
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aphanizomenon is Aphanizomenon flosaquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), zigzag, bent alternately in opposite directions (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Czech Republic: lake Lucina near Tachov (Silva 1996-to date). Type: Fig. 12: J. Duras; vii 1987; (Silva 1996-to date
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Aphanizomenon flexuosum J.Komárek & L.Kovácik)
Europe: Spain (Carrasco et al. 2007).
Source of synonymy
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
Carrasco, D., Moreno, E., Paniagua, T., de Hoyos, C., Wormer, L., Sanchis, D., Cirés, S., Martín-del-Pozo, D., Codd, G.A. & Quesada, A. (2007). Anatoxin-a occurrence and potential cyanobacterial anatoxin-a producers in Spanish reservoirs. Journal of Phycology 43: 1120-1125.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Aphanizomenon&species=flexuosum
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=Aphanizomenon&Species=flexuosum
Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 September 2011 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 10 December 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:101392