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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira platensis Gomont, 1892 
AphiaID: 213728

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 editorOscillatoriophycideae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOscillatoriales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhormidiaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPhormidioideae (Subfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira platensis (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira Sitzenberger ex Gomont, 1892
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira platensis Gomont, 1892
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOscillatoria platensis (Gomont) Bourrelly, 1970
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina jenneri var. platensis Nordstedt, 1884 (synonym)
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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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira platensis var. non-constricta (Banerji) Desikachary, 1959

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira platensis f. minor Rich, 1931 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira fusiformis (Voronikhin) Komárek & J.W.G.Lund, 1990
Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (11 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (92 nucleotides; 10761 proteins) 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:109007 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Drouet (1968: 279, 304), after examining the holotype of this species (in LD), assigned it to
Microcoleus lyngbyaceus (Kützing) P. Crouan & H. Crouan. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213728
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2000-08-04 11:37:51Z  created  Vermaercke, Sigrid
2000-08-18 12:25:04Z  changed  Vermaercke, Sigrid
2006-04-27 11:38:17Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-10-23 12:06:30Z  checked  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Arthrospira platensis (Nordstedt) Gomont, 1892. 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=213728 on 2016-07-01
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