Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont 1892
Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC - 02 July 2009. Karl Bruun (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont 1892: 251, pl. VII/7: fig. 29 (as 'major')
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.
Publication date: 1 January 1892
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirulina.
Status of Name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Lectotype locality: Weissenfels, Germany; (Silva & al. 1996: 46) Notes: This type locality was first cited by Drouet (1968: 17, 20) (Silva et al., 1996)
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), great.
This is a freshwatermarine species.
Created: 07 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.
Last updated: 01 September 2020
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