Planktothrix planctonica (Elenkin) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988
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.
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.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), planktonic.
Oscillatoria ornata f. planctonica Elenkin 1949
This is a freshwater species.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Oscillatoria ornata f. planctonica Elenkin)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).
Australia and New Zealand: South Australia (Day & al. 1995).
Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: Hawaiian Islands (Sherwood 2004).
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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