Anabaena sigmoidea Nygaard
Anabaena sigmoidea Nygaard 1950: 199, fig. 119
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anabaena is Anabaena oscillarioides Bory de Saint-Vincent ex Bornet & Flahault .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Dolichospermum sigmoideum (Nygaard) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & Komárek
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Type locality: Denmark: Jaegerbakke Dam (near Hillerod) (Silva 1996-to date).
Source of synonymy
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.
Willame, R., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Wilmotte, A., Komarek, J. & Hoffmann, L. (2006). Morphological and molecular characterization of planktonic cyanobacteria from Belgium and Luxembourg. Journal of Phycology 42: 1312-1332.
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Anabaena&species=sigmoidea
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=Anabaena&Species=sigmoidea
Created: 07 September 2005 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 05 February 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2014. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 10 March 2014.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:106104