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Dolichospermum affine (Lemmermann) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & Komárek 2009

Publication details
Dolichospermum affine (Lemmermann) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & Komárek 2009: 61

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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Dolichospermum is Dolichospermum flosaquae (Brébisson ex Bornet & Flahault) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek.

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

Basionym
Anabaena affinis Lemmermann

Type information
Type locality: "Fundort: Tümpel bei Schaffotsch's Garten bei Breslau" [Wroclaw, Poland] G. Hieronymus 19 September 1888 (Lemmermann 1898: 262).

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), neighbouring, allied to, akin to (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena affinis Lemmermann 1898
Anabaena catenula var. affinis (Lemmermann) Geitler 1932

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena affinis var. holsatica Lemmermann 1903

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.

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