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Synechococcus major J.Schröter

Publication details
Synechococcus major J.Schröter 1884: 188

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Synechococcus is Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cyanothece major (Schröter) Komárek

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

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. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

Key references
Skuja, H. (1969). Some algae and other protists. In: Vegetation of Amchitka Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. (Shacklette, H.T. et al. Eds) Vol. 648, pp. 50-55.

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