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Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Publication details
Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 416

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

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

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

Oscillatoria agardhii Gomont

Type information
Syntype localities: Sweden (Lund); France (Croisic) (Gomont 1893: 205). Type: Agardh; Flahault;

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria agardhii Gomont 1892

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria agardhii f. gomontii Elenkin 1949
Oscillatoria agardhii f. aequicrassa Elenkin 1949
Oscillatoria agardhii f. moebiusii Elenkin 1949
Oscillatoria agardhii f. lemmermannii Elenkin 1949
Oscillatoria agardhii f. wislouchii Elenkin 1949

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Emended by Suda et al. (2002:1592). Type strain NIES 204T.

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

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

Komárek, J. & Komárková-Legnerová, J. (2002). Contribution to the knowledge of planktic cyanoprokaryotes from central Mexico. Preslia 74: 207-233.

McGregor, G.B. (2007). Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota of North-Eastern Australia 1: Oscillatoriales. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series Number 24. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-123, 17 figs, 14 pls. Canberra: Australia Biological Resources Study.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 2 Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae: Chroococcales, Oscillatoriales. Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota II. pp. [1-6], 1-108, figs 1-56. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Quesada, A., Moreno, E., Carrasco, D., Paniagua, T., Wormer, L., de Hoyos, C. & Sukenik, A. (2006). Toxicity of Alphanizomenon ovalisporum (Cyanobacteria) in a Spanish water reservoir. European Journal of Phycology 41: 39-45.

Suda, S., Watanabe, M., Otsuka, S., Mahakahant, A., Yongmanitchai, W., Nopartnaraporn, N., Liu, Y. & Day, J.G. (2002). Taxonomic revision of water-bloom-forming species of oscillatorioid cyanobacteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 1577-1595.

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.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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Kokocinski, M., Stefaniak, K., Mankiewicz-Boczek, J., Izydorczyk, K. & Soininen, J. (2010). The ecology of the invasive cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (Nostocales, Cyanophyta) in two hypereutrophic lakes dominated by Planktothrix agardhii (Oscillatoriales, Cyanophyta). European Journal of Phycology 45(4): 365-374.
Oberhaus, L., Briand, J.F., Leboulanger, C., Jacquet, S. & Humbert, J.F. (2007). Comparative effects of the quality and quantity of light and temperature on the growth of Planktothrix agardhii and P. rubescens . Journal of Phycology 43: 1191-1199.
Vergalli, J., Fayoll, S., Combes, A., Franquet, E. & Comte, K. (2019). Persistence of microcystin production by Planktothrix agardhii (Cyanobacteria) exposed to different salinities. Phycologia 59: 24-34.
Wejnerowski, L., Cerbin, S., Wojciechowicz, M., Jurczak, T., Glama, M., Meriluoto, J. & Dziuba, M. (2018). Effects of Daphnia exudates and sodium octyl sulphates on filament morphology and cell wall thickness of Aphanizomenon gracile (Nostacales), Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii (Nostacales) and Planktothrix agardhii (Oscillatoriales). European Journal of Phycology 53(3): 280-289.

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