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Anabaena macrospora Klebahn 1895

Publication details
Anabaena macrospora Klebahn 1895: 269, pl. 4: figs 16-18

Published in: Klebahn, H. (1895). Gasvacuolen, ein Bestandteil der Zellen der wasserblütebildenden Phycochromaceen. Flora 80: 241-282, pl. IV.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anabaena is Anabaena oscillarioides Bory ex Bornet & Flahault .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dolichospermum macrosporum (Klebhan) Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & Komárek

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Day et al. (1995: 205) records the authority for this species as G.A. Klebs.

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Wacklin, P., Hoffmann, L. & Komárek, J. (2009). Nomenclatural validation of the genetically revised cyanobacterial genus Dolichospermum (Ralfs ex Bornet et Flahault) comb. nova. Fottea 9(1): 59-64.

Key references
Cvijan, M. & Blazencic, J. (1996). Flora algi Srbije. Tom 1. Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-vi, [4], [1]-290, 204 figs. Beograd: Naucna knjiga. [in Serbian]

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

O'Brien, H.E., Miadlikowska, J. & Lutzoni, F. (2006). Assessing host specialization in symbiotic cyanobacteria associated with four closely related species of the lichen fungus Peltigera. European Journal of Phycology 40: 363-378.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Willame, R., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Wilmotte, A., Komarek, J. & Hoffmann, L. (2006). Morphological and molecular characterization of planktonic cyanobacteria from Belgium and Luxembourg. Journal of Phycology 42: 1312-1332.

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