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Trichodesmium thiebautii Gomont ex Gomont 1890

Publication details
Trichodesmium thiebautii Gomont ex Gomont 1890: 356, pl. VI/6: figs 2-4 (as 'Thiebautii' )

Published in: Gomont, M. (1890). Essai de classification des Nostocacées homocystées. Journal de Botanique [Morot] 4: 349-357.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Trichodesmium is Trichodesmium erythraeum Ehrenberg ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Guadeloupe, Caribbean, West Indies (Silva & al. 1996: 58). Notes: This type locality was first described by Drouet (1968: 213) (Silva et al., 1996)

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria thiebautii (Gomont ex Gomont) Geitler 1932
Skujaella thiebautii (Gomont ex Gomont) J.De Toni 1939

Usage notes
Harmful species. - (21 Feb 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Trichodesmium thiebautii Gomont ex Gomont)
Atlantic Islands: Madeira (Kaufmann, Santos & Maranhão 2015).

Europe: Britain (Whitton & al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011).

North America: Florida (Taylor 1928), Mexico (Atlantic) (Merino-Virgilio & al. 2013).

Caribbean Islands: Guadeloupe (Silva & al. 1996).

Indian Ocean Islands: Aldabra Islands (Silva & al. 1996).

Middle East: Iraq (Maulood & al. 2013).

South-west Asia: India (Silva & al. 1996, Gupta 2012, Rao & Gupta 2015).

Asia: China (Chu & al. 2007), Russia (Sea of Japan) (Gail 1950), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014).

Pacific Islands/Pacific Ocean: French Polynesia (Villeneuve et al. 2012).

Key references
Chu Hoajan [Chu, H.J.] et al. (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus IX Cyanophyta Hormogonophyceae. pp. [1-8], i-xviii, 1-312, incl. pls I-CIX. Beijing: Science Press.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

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.

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

Larsen, J. & Nguyen-Ngoc, L. [eds.] (2004). Potentially toxic microalgae of Vietnamese waters. Opera Botanica 140: 5-216. [in English and Vietnamese]

Lassus, P., Chomérat, N., Hess, P. & Nézan, E. (2017 '2016'). Toxic and harmful microalgae of the World Ocean. Micro-algues toxiques et nuisibles de l'Océan Mondial. IOC Manuals and guides, 68 (Bilingual English/French). pp. 1-523, 54 pls. Denmark: International Society for the Study of Harmful Algae/ Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 13 March 2001 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 20 August 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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

Bergman, B. & Carpenter, E.J. (1991). Nitrogenase confined to randomly distributed trichomes in the marine Cyanobacterium Trichodesmium thiebautii. Journal of Phycology 27: 158-165, 11 figs.
Carpenter, E.J. & Walsby, A.E. (1979). Note: Gas vacuole collapse in marine Oscillatoria (Trichodesmium) thiebautii (Cyanophyta) and the effect on nitrogenase activity and photosynthesis. Journal of Phycology 15: 221-223, 2 tables.
Gantt, E., Ohki, K. & Fujita, Y. (1984). Trichodesmium thiebautii; structure of a nitrogen-fixing marine blue-green alga (Cyanophyta). Protoplasma 119: 188-196.
Haxo, F.T., Lewin, R.A., Lee, K.W. & Li, M.-R. (1987). The fine structure and pigments of Oscillatoria (Trichodesmium) aff. thiebautii (Cyanophyta) in culture. Phycologia 26: 443-456.
Li, C.-W. & Lee, M. (1990). Cellular differentiation in the trichome of Trichodesmium thiebautii (Cyanophyta). Botanica Marina 33: 347-353.
McCarthy, J.J. & Carpenter, E.J. (1979). Oscillatoria (Trichodesmium) thiebautii (Cyanophyta) in the central north Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Phycology 15: 75-82, 6 figs, 5 tables.
Ohki, K., Rueter, J.G. & Fujita, Y. (1986). Cultures of the pelagic cyanophytes Trichodesmium erythraeum and T. thiebautii in synthetic medium. Marine Biology, Berlin 91: 9-13.
Siddiqui, P.J.A., Carpenter, E.J. & Bergman, B. (1992). Ultrastructure and immunolocalization of phycobiliproteins and ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase in the marine cyanobacterium Trichodesmium thiebautii. Journal of Phycology 28: 320-327, 4 figs.

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