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Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Oscillatoriaceae
Genus Microseira

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Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins
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Publication details
Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins 2017: 1, fig. 1

Published in: Kenins, A. (2017). Validation of the noxious cyanophyte Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall (Oscillatoriaceae). Notulae Algarum 43: 1-3, 1 fig.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Microseira.

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

Basionym
Plectonema wollei Farlow ex Gomont

Type information
Lectotype locality: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. (Drouet 1968: 175). Lectotype: Rev. Francis Wolle No. 50; freshwater pond. FH (Drouet 1968: 175). Notes: Speziale & Dyck 1992: 705) also designated as lectotype another specimen collected by Wolle; however, Drouet's selection must be followed (Kenins 2017: 1).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Plectonema wollei Farlow ex Gomont 1892
Lyngbya wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) Speziale & Dyck 1992

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Plectonema wollei f. robustum G.S.West 1907
Lyngbya magnifica N.L.Gardner 1927
Lyngbya latissima Prescott 1944

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid when first introduced by McGregor & Sendall (2014): basionym not cited. [Plectonema wollei Farlow ex Gomont 1892 (intended)]. Valifated by Kenins (2017: 1)> - (12 Mar 2015) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Plectonema wollei Farlow ex Gomont)
Europe: Germany (Täuscher 2011).

North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Massachusetts (Speziale & Dyck 1992), Pennsylvania (Speziale & Dyck 1992).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Siddiqui et al. 2009), India (Gupta 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Day et al. 1995).

(as Lyngbya magnifica N.L.Gardner)
North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Siddiqui et al. 2009), India (Gupta 2012).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000).

(as Lyngbya latissima Prescott)
North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Mexico (Figueroa-Torres et al. 2015), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Asia: Nepal (Rai, Rai & Jha 2010, Rai, Rai & Jha 2010).

(as Lyngbya wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) Speziale & Dyck)
Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015), Mozambique (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010, McGregor & Sendall 2015).

(as Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall ex Kenins)
North America: Massachusetts (Kenins 2017), Pennsylvania (Kenins 2017).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (McGregor & Sendall 2015).

Key references
Bohunická, M., Mares, J., Hrouzek, P., Urahová, P., Lukes, M., Smarda, J., Komárek, J., Gaysina, L.A. & Strunecky, O. (2015). A combined morphological, ultrastructural, molecular, and biochemical study of the peculiar family Gomontiellaceae (Oscillatoriales) reveals a new cylindrospermopsin-producing clade of cyanobacteria. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1040-1054.

McGregor, G.B. & B.C.Sendall (2014). Phylogeny and toxicology of Lyngbya wollei (Cyanobacteria, Oscillatoriales) from north-eastern Australia, with a description of Microseira gen. nov. J. Phycol. 51(1): 109-119, 5 fig., 2 tables.

Created: 12 March 2015 by Salvador Valenzuela Miranda

Verified by: 23 November 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Kenins, A. (2017). Validation of the noxious cyanophyte Microseira wollei (Farlow ex Gomont) G.B.McGregor & Sendall (Oscillatoriaceae). Notulae Algarum 43: 1-3, 1 fig.
McGregor, G.B. & B.C.Sendall (2014). Phylogeny and toxicology of Lyngbya wollei (Cyanobacteria, Oscillatoriales) from north-eastern Australia, with a description of Microseira gen. nov. J. Phycol. 51(1): 109-119, 5 fig., 2 tables.
McGregor, G.B. & Sendall, B.C. (2015). Phylogeny and toxicology of Lyngbya wollei (Cyanobacteria, Oscillatoriales) from north-eastern Australia, with a description of Microseira gen. nov.. Journal of Phycology 51(1): 109-119.

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