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Planktothrix compressa (Utermöhl) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Publication details
Planktothrix compressa (Utermöhl) 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
Lyngbya compressa Utermöhl

Type information
Type locality: Holstein, Germany (Utermöhl 1925: 285).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened, usually laterally (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lyngbya compressa Utermöhl 1925
Oscillatoria compressa (Utermöhl) Geitler 1925

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 2 Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae: Chroococcales, Oscillatoriales. Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota II. pp. [1-6], 1-108, figs 1-56. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

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