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Trichodesmium tenue Wille 1904

Publication details
Trichodesmium tenue Wille 1904: 61, pl. 1: figs 24-27

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Trichodesmium is Trichodesmium erythraeum Ehrenberg ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Trichodesmium radians (Wille ex Kirchner) Golubic

Type information
Type locality: Atlantic Ocean (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, fine, slender (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
According to Agnostidis & Komárek (1988: 419), this is a synonym of Trichodesmium radians (Wille) Golub 1977. - (10 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine 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.

Key references
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.

Hynes, A.M., Webb, E.A., Doney, S.C. & Waterbury, J.B. (2012). Comparison of cultured Trichodesmium (Cyanophyceae) with species characterized from the field. Journal of Phycology 48(1): 196-210.

Created: 05 March 2005 by Fabio Rindi

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

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Romans, K.M., Carpenter, E.J. & Bergman, B. (1994). Buoyancy regulation in the colonial diazotrophic cyanobacterium Trichodesmium tenue: ultrastructure and storage of carbohydrate, polyphosphate, and nitrogen. Journal of Phycology 30: 935-942, 4 figs, 1 table.

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