153,208 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 20,952 images, 59,247 bibliographic items, 409,069 distributional records.

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Genus: Microcystis

Higher Taxonomy

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# Species

 

Empire

Prokaryota

Allsopp  

4,657

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Kingdom

Eubacteria

Cavalier-Smith  

4,656

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Subkingdom

Negibacteria

Cavalier-Smith ex Cavalier-Smith  

4,636

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Phylum

Cyanobacteria

Stanier ex Cavalier-Smith  

4,636

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Class

Cyanophyceae

Schaffner  

4,636

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Subclass

Oscillatoriophycidae

L.Hoffmann, J.Komárek & J.Kastovsky  

2,175

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Order

Chroococcales

Schaffner  

605

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Family

Microcystaceae

Elenkin  

165

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Genus

Microcystis

Lemmermann  

51

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Subordinate taxa

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Species

aeruginosa

(Kützing) Kützing  

 

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Species

amethystina

(Filarszky) Forti  

 

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Species

argentea

J.Schiller  

 

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Species

bengalensis

Banerjii  

 

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Species

botrys

Teiling  

 

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Variety

botrys

Kufferath  

 

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Species

chroococcoidea

West & G.S.West  

 

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Species

comperei

Komárek  

 

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Species

complanata

Skuja  

 

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Species

densa

G.S.West  

 

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Species

densa

Schiller  

 

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Species

dimidiata

(Kützing) P.C.Silva  

 

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Species

dimorpha

Joosten  

 

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Species

donnellii

Wolle  

 

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Species

elabentoides

Zalessky  

 

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Variety

elongata

C.B.Rao  

 

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Species

elongata

Desikachary  

 

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Species

endophytica

(G.M.Smith) Elenkin  

 

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Species

exigua

M.D.Zalessky  

 

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Species

firma

(Kützing) Schmidle  

 

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Species

flosaquae

(Wittrock) Kirchner  

 

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Species

fuscolutea

(Hansgirg) Forti  

 

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Variety

geresiana

P.González  

 

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Species

glauca

(Wolle) Drouet & Daily  

 

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Forma

holsatica

(Lemmermann) Elenkin  

 

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Variety

ichthyoblabe

Kufferath  

 

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Species

ichthyoblabe

(G.Kunze) Kützing  

 

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Forma

irregularis

(J.B.Petersen) Elenkin  

 

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Species

lamelliformis

Holsinger  

 

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Species

lutescens

Schiller  

 

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Variety

macrococca

(Hansgirg) P.C.Silva  

 

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Variety

major

(Wittrock) G.M.Smith  

 

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Species

marginata

(Meneghini) Kützing  

 

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Variety

marina

(Frémy) Kossinskaja  

 

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Species

maxima

C.Bernard  

 

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Species

merismopedioides

F.E.Fritsch  

 

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Variety

minor

Nygaard  

 

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Forma

minor

(Lemmermann) Hollerbach  

 

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Variety

minor

Nygaard  

 

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Forma

minor

Elenkin  

 

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Forma

minor

Hortobágyi  

 

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Species

montana

(Teodorescu) J.De Toni  

 

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Species

natans

Lemmermann ex Skuja  

 

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Species

novacekii

(Komárek) Compère  

 

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Species

ochracea

(Brand) Lemmermann  

 

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Species

orissica

West  

 

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Species

ovalis

Hollenberg  

 

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Species

packardii

(Farlow) Tilden  

 

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Species

panniformis

Komárek, Komárková-Legnerová, Sant'Anna, M.T.P.Azevedo, & P.A.C.Senna  

 

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Species

protocystis

W.B.Crow  

 

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Forma

protocystis

(Crow) Elenkin  

 

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Species

protogenita

(Biasoletto) Rabenhorst  

 

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Species

pseudofilamentosa

W.B.Crow  

 

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Forma

pseudofilamentosa

(Crow) Elenkin  

 

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Forma

pulchra

Elenkin  

 

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Species

pulchra

(Kützing) J.Stein  

 

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Species

pulverea

(H.C.Wood) Forti  

 

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Forma

raceformis

(Nygaard) Hollerbach  

 

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Species

ramosa

Bharadwaya  

 

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Species

reticulata

Lemmermann  

 

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Species

robusta

(H.W.Clark) Nygaard  

 

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Species

rosea

Kufferath  

 

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Variety

rosea-violacea

Kufferath  

 

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Species

scripta

(P.Richter) Lemmermann  

 

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Species

smithii

Komárek & Anagnostidis  

 

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Species

splendens

Hollenberg  

 

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Forma

stagnalis

(Lemmermann) Elenkin  

 

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Variety

stagnalis

Kufferath  

 

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Species

stereophysalis

Meneghini  

 

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Forma

subrubra

B.Tracanna  

 

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Species

supersalsa

J.Schiller  

 

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Forma

terrestris

Gruia  

 

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Species

thermalis

Yoneda  

 

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Species

toxica

E.L.Stephens  

 

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Species

viridis

(A.Braun) Lemmermann  

 

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Species

wesenbergii

(Komárek) Komárek ex Komárek  

 

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Species

zanardinii

(Hauck) P.Silva  

 

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