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Sphaerospermopsis reniformis (Lemmermann) Zapomelová, Jezberová, Hrouzek, Hisem, Reháková & Komárková

Publication details
Sphaerospermopsis reniformis (Lemmermann) Zapomelová, Jezberová, Hrouzek, Hisem, Reháková & Komárková 2010: 415

Published in: Zapomelová, E., Jezberová, J., Hrouzek, P., Hisem, D., Reháková, K. & Komárková, J. (2010). Nomenclatural Note: Polyphasic characterization of three strains of Anabaena reniformis and Aphanizomenon aphanizomenoides (cyanobacteria) and their reclassification to Sphaerospermum gen. nov. (incl. Anabaena kisseleviana) (45: 1363-73). Journal of Phycology 46(2): 415.

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

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

Basionym
Anabaena reniformis Lemmermann

Type information
Type locality: Germany: Steinhuder Meer (Silva 1996-to date).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), kidney-shaped (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena reniformis Lemmermann 1898
Sphaerospermum reniforme (Lemmermann) Zapomelová, Jezberová, Hrouzek, Hisem, Reháková & Komárková 2009

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

Zapomelová, E., Hrouzek, P., Rezanka, T., Jezberová, J., Reháková, K., Hisem, D. & Komárková, J. (2011). Polyphasic characterization of Dolichospermum spp. and Sphaerospermopsis spp. (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria): morphology, 16S rRNA gene sequences and fatty acid and secondary metabolites profiles. Journal of Phycology 47(5): 1152-1163.

Zapomelová, E., Skaácelová, O., Pumann, P., Kopp, R. & Janecek, E. (2012). Biogeographically interesting planktonic Nostocales (Cyanobacteria) in the Czech Republic and their polyphasic evaluation resulting in taxonomic revisions of Anabaena bergii Ostenfeld 1908 (Chrysosporum gen. nov.) and A. tenericaulis Nygaard 1949 (Dolichospermum tenericaule comb. nova). Hydrobiologia 698: 353-365.

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