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Spirulina miniata Hauck, nom. inval. 1878

Publication details
Spirulina miniata Hauck 1878: 80, pl. 1: figs 16-17, nom. inval.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Spirulina is Spirulina major Kützing ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Arthrospira miniata Gomont

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), saturn-red, flame-scarlet; literally, ‘painted with red lead’ (Stearn 1985).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name validated as Arthrospira miniata Gomont, q.v. - (28 Jul 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Taxonomic notes
"Unrevised species." (Komárek & Anagnostidis 2005: 152). - (25 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine/freshwater species.

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

Created: 26 September 2004 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 28 July 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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