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Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek 2009

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

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Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek
Coiled form. Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK. BF image.. 05 Sep 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek
Coiled form. Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK. BF image.. 05 Sep 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 400x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; Lugol's, 400x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 400x, DIC. 09 Aug 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek
Anderson Lake, Washington, USA; 200x, DIC. 25 Apr 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

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Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault Coiled form. Pitsford Water SSSI, Northampton, UK. BF image.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek 2009: 60

Published in: Wacklin, P., Hoffmann, L. & Komárek, J. (2009). Nomenclatural validation of the genetically revised cyanobacterial genus Dolichospermum (Ralfs ex Bornet et Flahault) comb. nova. Fottea 9(1): 59-64.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Dolichospermum.

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

Basionym
Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault

Type information
Type locality: Sweden, Denmark, Scotland, France, Germany, USA (Index Nominum Algarum).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena flosaquae Brébisson ex Bornet & Flauhault 1886

Nomenclatural notes
2009: 61 (INA). - (20 Jul 2018) - Wendy Guiry

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.

Wang, Z., Liu, Y., Xu, Y., Xiao, P. & Li, R. (2013). The divergence of cpcBA-IGS sequences between Dolichospermum and Aphanizomenon (Cyanobacteria) and the molecular detection of Dolichospermum flos-aquae in Taihu Lake, China. Phycologia 52(5): 447-454.

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.

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