Anabaena compacta (Nygaard) Hickel
Anabaena compacta (Nygaard) Hickel 1985: 269
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anabaena is Anabaena oscillatorioides Bory de Saint-Vincent ex Bornet & Flahault.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a taxonomic synonym of Dolichospermum compactum (Nygaard) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek
Type locality: Denmark (Silva 1996-to date).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), compact (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
See note for A. spiroides f. compacta Nygaard. - (23 Dec 2011) - Wendy Guiry
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..
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=compacta
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=compacta
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 23 December 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 25 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:106129