Aphanizomenon americanum E.G.
Aphanizomenon americanum E.G.Reinhard 1896
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Aphanizomenon is Aphanizomenon flosaquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aphanizomenon flosaquae Ralfs ex Bornet & Flahault
Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), of or pertaining to America.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Source of current name
Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, -1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 04 February 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 August 2019.