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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina Turpin ex Gomont, 1892 
AphiaID: 146541

Classification: Biota > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBacteria (Kingdom) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGracilicutes (Subkingdom) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCyanobacteria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyanophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSynechococcophycideae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanabaenales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudanabaenaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulinoideae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulinoideae
Sources  basis of record Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2)., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0967026297221268 [details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina abbreviata Lemmermann
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina adriatica Hauck, 1890
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina agilis Kufferath, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina albida Kolkwitz, 1909
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina allansonii Welsh, 1961
Species Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina baltica B.Martens & Pankow
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina bayannurensis Li et al.
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina breviaticulata (Setchell & N.L. Gardner) Geitler, 1932
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina caldaria Tilden, 1898
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina cavanillesiana P.González, 1945
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina conica Bharadwaja, 1963
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina corakiana Playfair, 1914
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina flavovirens Wislouch, 1911
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina gessneri Schiller, 1956
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina gomontii Guwinski, 1902
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina gordiana P.González, 1945
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina gracilis Gruia, 1961
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina innatans Welsh
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina labyrinthiformis (Linnaeus) Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina labyrinthiformis Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina laxa G.M.Smith, 1916
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina laxissima G.S.West, 1907
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina legitima Schiller, 1956
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina magnifica (Copeland) Anagnostidis, 2001
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina major Kützing ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina mariae Margalef
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina mediterranea K.N.Deckenbach
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina meneghiniana Zanardini ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina nodosa Schiller, 1956
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina nordstedtii Nordstedt ex Gomont, 1893
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina princeps West & G.S.West, 1902
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina regis L.Hoffmann
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina robusta Welsh
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina rosea P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina schroederi Koppe, 1924
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina sigmoidea Schiller, 1956
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina socialis N.L.Gardner
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina spirulinoides (Ghose) Geitler, 1925
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina stagnicola Drouet, 1937
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina subsalsa Oerstedt ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina tenuior (Lagerheim) Kirchner, 1900
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina tenuissima Kützing, 1836
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina thermalis Meneghini ex Gomont
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina undulans K.N.Deckenbach
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina versicolor Cohn ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina weissii Drouet

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina amethystina H.F.Buell, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira amethystina (H.F.Buell) J.De Toni, 1949
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina compacta Perfilev, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina subsalsa Oersted, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina subsalsa Oerstedt ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina fusiformis Voronikhin, 1934 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira fusiformis (Voronikhin) J.Komárek & J.W.G.Lund, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina geitleri J.De Toni, 1936 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira fusiformis (Voronikhin) J.Komárek & J.W.G.Lund, 1990
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina gigantea Schmidle, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira gigantea (Schmidle) Anagnostidis, 1998
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina jenneri (Stizenberger) Geitler, 1925 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira jenneri Stizenberger ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina major Kützing, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina major Kützing ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina neumannii Schmidle, 1902 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina subsalsa Oersted, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina subsalsa Oerstedt ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina rosea P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan, 1867 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina rosea P.L.Crouan & H.M.Crouan ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina subsalsa Oersted, 1842 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina subsalsa Oerstedt ex Gomont, 1892
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina subtilissima Kützing, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIn quarantine: not visible on public site
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina tenerrima Kützing, 1843 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorIn quarantine: not visible on public site
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorOostende [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelgian Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:8546 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorClassification In Müller (2004) it is included in the Family Oscillatoriaceae [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146541
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-01-27 09:58:12Z  created  db_admin
2005-07-26 12:01:18Z  changed  Espinel, Nadjejda
2010-08-12 10:48:12Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2012-06-08 07:20:12Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Spirulina. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2015). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146541 on 2015-05-04
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