Limnospira maxima (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Nowicka-Krawczyk, Mühlsteinová & Hauer 2019

Publication Details
Limnospira maxima (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Nowicka-Krawczyk, Mühlsteinová & Hauer 2019: 7

Published in: Nowicka-Krawczyk, P., Mühlsteinová, R. & & Hauer, T. (2019). Detailed characterization of the Arthrospira type species separating commercially grown taxa into the new genus Limnospira (Cyanobacteria). Scientific Reports 9(694): 1-11, 5 figs.

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Type Species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Limnospira is Limnospira fusiformis (Voronichin) Nowicka-Krawczyk, Mühlsteinová & Hauer.

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

Arthrospira maxima Setchell & N.L.Gardner

Type Information
Type locality: Key Route Power-house, Oakland, California, U.S.A.; (Gardner 1917: 377) Holotype: N.L. Gardner 3427; July 1916; floating in abundance among other Cyanophyceae in warm salt water; UC; 205698 (Gardner 1917: 377)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), largest.

General Environment
This is a brackish species.

Created: 26 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 January 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 January 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 24 June 2024

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