Pseudanabaena catenata Lauterborn 1915

Pseudanabaena catenata Lauterborn

Current name: Pseudanabaena catenata Lauterborn
Ocean Shores, Washington, USA; Duck Lake, 400x, DIC - 19 November 2009. Karl Bruun (

Publication Details
Pseudanabaena catenata Lauterborn 1915: 437, pl. III: fig. 27

Published in: Lauterborn, R. (1915). Die sapropelische Lebewelt. Ein Beitrag zur Biologie des Faulschlammes natürlicher Gewässer. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorisch-Medizinischen Vereins zu Heidelberg ser. 2 13: 395-481, pl. III.

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Pseudanabaena.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Bobenheim, Germany; (Silva & al. 1996: 61)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), chained, chain-like (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 17 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 12 March 2020

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