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Anabaena spiroides f. crassa (Lemmerman) Elenkin 1938

Publication details
Anabaena spiroides f. crassa (Lemmerman) Elenkin 1938

Published in: Elenkin, A.A. (1938). Sinezelenyye vodorosli SSSR. Monografiya presnovodnykh i nazemnykh Cyanophyceae, obnaruzhennykh v predelakh SSSR. Spetsial'naya (sistematicheskaya) chast'. Vyp. I. [1. Chroococcaceae. 2. Chamaesiphoneae. 3. Hormogoneae (nachalo)]. [Blue green algae USSR. Monograph of freshwater and terrestrial Cyanophyceae, found within the USSR. Special (systematic) part. Issue I. [1. Chroococcaceae. 2. Chamaesiphoneae. 3. Hormogoneae (beginning)]. pp. 1-984, 290 figs. Moscow: Akademiia Nauk SSSR. [in Russian]

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Anabaena is Anabaena oscillarioides Bory ex Bornet & Flahault .

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Dolichospermum crassum (Lemmermann) P.Wacklin, L.Hoffmann & J.Komárek

Basionym
Anabaena spiroides var. crassa Lemmermann

Type information
Type locality: "Zwischenahner Meer" [Germany] (Lemmermann 1898: 155).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Anabaena spiroides f. crassa (Lemmerman) Elenkin)
Europe: Netherlands (Veen & al. 2015).

North America: Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Middle East: Turkey (Aysel 2005).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day & al. 1995), Queensland (Day & al. 1995), South Australia (Day & al. 1995), Victoria (Day & al. 1995).

Source of current name
Wacklin, P., Hoffmann, L. & Komárek, J. (2009). Nomenclatural validation of the genetically revised cyanobacterial genus Dolichospermum (Ralfs ex Bornet et Flahault) comb. nova. Fottea 9(1): 59-64.

Key references
Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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