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Planktothrix clathrata (Skuja) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Publication details
Planktothrix clathrata (Skuja) 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.

Basionym
Oscillatoria mougeotiii var. clathrata Skuja

Type information
Type locality: "Hjälstaviken" [Sweden] (Skuja 1956: 58).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), latticed or pierced with openings like a grating or trellis (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria mougeotiii var. clathrata Skuja 1956
Oscillatoria mougeotii f. clathrata (Skuja) Starmach 1966

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Oscillatoria mougeotiii var. clathrata Skuja)
Europe: Sweden (Skuja 1956).

(as Planktothrix clathrata (Skuja) Anagnostidis & Komárek)
Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo (Stoyneva-Gärtner & Descy 2020).

Asia: Tajikistan (Barinova & Niyatbekov 2018).

Australia and New Zealand: Queensland (Bostock & Holland 2010).

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.

McGregor, G.B. (2007). Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota of North-Eastern Australia 1: Oscillatoriales. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series Number 24. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-123, 17 figs, 14 pls. Canberra: Australia Biological Resources Study.

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