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Blennothrix major (Holden) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Publication details
Blennothrix major (Holden) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 430 (as 'majus' )

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 Blennothrix is Blennothrix vermicularis Kützing ex Anagnostidis & Komárek.

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

Hydrocoleum majus Holden

Type information
Type locality: USA: Bridgeport, Connecticut (Silva 1996-to date). Type: in brackish marsh ditches, on old stems of Spartina, later floating. (Silva 1996-to date

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Hydrocoleum majus Holden 1899

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Hydrocoleum holdenii Tilden 1901

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

Palinska, K.A., Abed, R.M.M., Charpy, L., Langlade, M.-J., Beltrán-Magos, Y. & Golubic, S. (2015). Morphological, genetic and physiological characterization of Hydrocoleum, the most common benthic cyanobacterium in tropical oceans . European Journal of Phycology 50(2): 139-154.

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