Trichodesmium erythraeum Ehrenberg ex Gomont 1892

Trichodesmium erythraeum Ehrenberg ex Gomont

Current name: Trichodesmium erythraeum Ehrenberg ex Gomont
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Publication Details
Trichodesmium erythraeum Ehrenberg ex Gomont 1892: 196, pl. V/5: figs 27-30

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.

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Publication date: 1 January 1892

Type Species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Trichodesmium.

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

Type Information
Type locality: near Tor, Sinai Peninsula, Egypt; (Silva & al. 1996: 58)

General Environment
This is a marine species.

Created: 05 March 2001 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 29 May 2024

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