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Dolichospermum smithii (Komárek) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & Komárek 2009

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


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Dolichospermum smithii (Komárek) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & Komárek
Seaside, Oregon, USA; Cullaby Lake, 400x, DIC. 19 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Dolichospermum smithii (Komárek) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & Komárek
Seaside, Oregon, USA; Cullaby Lake, 1000x, DIC. 20 Jul 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).


Anabaena smithii (Komárek) M.Watanabe Seaside, Oregon, USA; Cullaby Lake, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Dolichospermum smithii (Komárek) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & 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.

Anabaena solitaria f. smithii Komárek

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Anabaena solitaria f. smithii Komárek 1958
Anabaena smithii (Komárek) M.Watanabe 1992

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Anabaena solitaria f. smithii Komárek)
Europe: Lithuania (Vitenaite 2001), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Serbia (Cvijan & Blazencic 1996).

(as Anabaena smithii (Komárek) M.Watanabe)
Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

Middle East: Turkey (Aysel 2005).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Broady & Merican 2012), Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010).

(as Dolichospermum smithii (Komárek) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & Komárek)
Europe: Czech Republic (Zapomelová et al. 2011, Gadea & al. 2013, Gadea & al. 2013), Germany (Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason & al. 2018).

Middle East: Turkey (Taskin (ed.) & al. 2019).

Asia: Korea (Choi et al. 2018), Russia (Siberia) (Smirnova 2014).

Key references
Choi, H.J., Joo, J.-H., Kim, J.-H., Wang, P., Ki, J.-S. & Han, M.-S. (2018). Morphological characterization and molecular phylogenetic analysis of Dolichospermum hangangense (Nostocales, Cyanobacteria) sp. nov. from Han River, Korea. Algae. An International Journal of Algal Research 33(2): 143-156, 7 figs.

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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