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Dolichospermum compactum (Nygaard) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek 2009

Publication details
Dolichospermum compactum (Nygaard) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek 2009

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 spiroides f. compacta Nygaard

Type information
Type locality: Denmark (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena spiroides f. compacta Nygaard 1945
Anabaena compacta (Nygaard) Hickel 1985

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena compacta (Kützing) Trevisan 1845

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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