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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira major (Kützing ex Gomont) W.B.Crow, 1927 
AphiaID: 213729

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 major (Species)
Status Unaccepted: synonym, or anything that is not accepted unaccepted (synonym)
Accepted name  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina major Kützing ex Gomont, 1892
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthrospira Sitzenberger ex Gomont, 1892
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorSpirulina major Kützing ex Gomont, 1892
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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Environment marine, brackish, fresh
Distribution 
From other sources
Madagascar
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMadagascar [details]
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 Encyclopedia of Life 
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:109073 [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark The assignment of this species toArthrospira was supported by C.T. Tseng & Chang (1990: 38),
who observed numerous cross walls in sections of trichomes. Drouet (1968: 17, 20) chose a specimen in L
as the lectotype of this species and assigned it to Spirulina subsalsa Oersted. [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:213729
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2000-08-04 11:37:51Z  created  Vermaercke, Sigrid
2006-04-27 11:38:17Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-10-23 09:10:43Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Arthrospira major (Kützing) Crow, 1927. 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=213729 on 2016-06-29
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