Arthrospira fusiformis (Voronichin) Komárek & J.W.G.Lund 1990

Publication Details
Arthrospira fusiformis (Voronichin) Komárek & J.W.G.Lund 1990: 11 (table 2)

Published in: Komárek, J. & Lund, J.W.G. (1990). What is Spirulina platensis in fact?. Algological Studies 58: 1-13.

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 fusiformis (Voronichin) Nowicka-Krawczyk, Mühlsteinová & Hauer.

Basionym
Spirulina fusiformis Woronichin

Origin of Species Name
Adjective B (Latin), fusiform; swollen at the middle and tapering to each end like a spindle; narrowly ellipsoid (Stearn 1983).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 26 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 30 January 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 30 January 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 July 2024

 
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