Arthrospira maxima Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1917

Publication Details
Arthrospira maxima Setchell & N.L.Gardner 1917: 377, pl. 33: fig. 3

Published in: Gardner, N.L. (1917). New Pacific coast marine algae I. University of California Publications in Botany 6: 377-416, pls 31-35.

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Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Arthrospira is Arthrospira jenneri Stizenberger ex Gomont.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Limnospira maxima (Setchell & N.L.Gardner) Nowicka-Krawczyk, Mühlsteinová & Hauer.

Type Information
Type locality: Key Route Power-house, Oakland, California, U.S.A.; (Gardner 1917: 377) Holotype: N.L. Gardner 3427; July 1916; floating in abundance among other Cyanophyceae in warm salt water; UC; 205698 (Gardner 1917: 377)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), largest.

General Environment
This is a brackish species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 22 February 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 22 February 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 June 2024

 
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