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Trichormus variabilis (Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault) Komárek & Anagnostidis

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Nostocaceae
Genus Trichormus

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Trichormus variabilis (Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault) Komárek & Anagnostidis
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Trichormus variabilis (Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault) Komárek & Anagnostidis
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Publication details
Trichormus variabilis (Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault) Komárek & Anagnostidis 1989: 304

Published in: Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1989). Modern approach to the classification system of Cyanophytes 4 - Nostocales. Algological Studies 56: 247-345.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Trichormus.

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

Basionym
Anabaena variabilis Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault

Type information
Lectotype locality: Wangerooge, East Frisian Islands, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 71). Notes: This type locality was first described by Drouet (1978: 159)(Silva et al., 1996)

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), variable (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena variabilis Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault 1886

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Key references
Flechtner, V.R., Johansen, J.R. & Belnap, J. (2008). The biological soil crusts of the San Nicolas Island: enigmatic algae from a geographically isolated ecosystem. Western North American Naturalist 68(4): 405-436.

Matula, J., Pietryka, M., Richter, D. & Wojtun, B. (2007). Cyanoprokaryota and algae of Arctic terrestrial ecosystems in the Hornsund area, Spitsbergen. Polish Polar Research 28(4): 283-315.

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.

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