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Spirulina tenuis (Brühl & Biswas) Geitler 1925

Publication details
Spirulina tenuis (Brühl & Biswas) Geitler 1925: 449

Published in: Geitler, L. (1925). Cyanophyceae. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. (Pascher, A. Eds) Vol.12, pp. 1-450. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

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 tenuis Brühl & Biswas

Basionym
Arthrospira tenuis Brühl & Biswas

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1985).

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

Taxonomic notes
"Unrevised species." (Komárek & Anagnostidis 2005: 154); see also Komárek & Anagnostidis (2005: 349). - (25 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
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: 29 September 2004 by Fabio Rindi

Verified by: 08 April 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 15 May 2021.

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