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Planktothrix mougeotii Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Publication details
Planktothrix mougeotii 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.

Type information
Type locality: France: Vosges, coll.: Mougeot [Oscillatoria mougeotiiBory 1827] (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: Type strain TR1-5T.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria agardhii f. isothrix (Skuja) Poljansky 1953

Nomenclatural notes
Planktothrix mougeotii (Bory ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 416. Cited as Planktothrix mougeotii K. Agnostidis & J. Komárek 1918: 416, "new name" in Index Nominum Algarum and in Whitton (John et al. 2002) who notes that there is no description of Oscillatoria mougeotii in Gomont (1892). - (4 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Suda et al. (2002: 1591) note that O. mougeotii Bory ex Gomont is clearly described as a synonym of O. formosa Bory (Gomont, 1892) [accepted name Phormidium formosa (Bory de Saint-Vincent) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988]. See discussion on pages 1589-1591 in Suda et al. (2002). - (5 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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

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.

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