Spirulina jenneri var. platensis , nom. inval. 1884
Spirulina jenneri var. platensis Nordstedt in Wittrock & Nordstedt 1884: 127, nom. inval.
Published in: [Wittrock, V.B. & Nordstedt, C.F.O.] (1884). Literatur-öfversigt [Literature review]. Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae praecipue Scandinavicae quas adjectis algis marinis chlorophyllaceis et phycochromaceis.... Botaniska Notiser 1884: 121-128, un-numbered figs.
Publication date: September
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Arthrospira platensis Gomont
Type locality: Montevideo, Uruguay (Silva & al. 1996: 46). Type: J. Arechavaleta; 6.iii. 1884 (?); (Index Nominum Algarum Notes: LD (Silva et al. 1996: 46).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting-point devalidated name. - (15 Nov 2013) - M.D. Guiry
Silva et al. (1996: 46) note that Drouet (1968: 279, 304) assigned this to Microcoleus lyngbyaceus (Kützing) P. Couan & H. Crouan. - (7 Apr 2015) - Wendy Guiry
This is a freshwater species.
Drouet, F. (1968). Revision of the classification of the Oscillatoriaceae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Monograph 15: i-vi, 1-370, 131 figs.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Wittrock, V.B. & Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1884). Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae. Fasc. 14. pp. 651-700. Stockholm.
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