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Planktothrix planctonica (Elenkin) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Publication details
Planktothrix planctonica (Elenkin) 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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Planktothrix is Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek.

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

Basionym
Oscillatoria ornata f. planctonica Elenkin

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), planktonic.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria ornata f. planctonica Elenkin 1949

Usage notes
Harmful species.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Oscillatoria ornata f. planctonica Elenkin)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

(as Planktothrix planctonica (Elenkin) Anagnostidis & Komárek)
Europe: Czech Republic (Gadea & al. 2013, Gadea & al. 2013), Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2017).

Asia: Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Tajikistan (Barinova & Niyatbekov 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Day & al. 1995).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).

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

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

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