Limnospira maxima ( & N.L.Gardner) Nowicka-Krawczyk, Mühlsteinová & Hauer 2019
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.
Publication date: "on line: 29 January 2019"
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.
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.
"Reference strain: UTEX 2720." - (26 Jan 2019) - M.D. Guiry
This is a brackish species.
Created: 26 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 26 January 2019 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 September 2021.