Acaryochloris marina H.Miyashita & M.
Acaryochloris marina H.Miyashita & M.Chihara in H.Miyashita et al. 2003
Original publication: Miyashita, H., Ikemoto, H., Kurano, N., Miyachi, S. & Chihara, M. (2003). Acaryochloris marina gen. et sp. nov. (Cyanobacteria), an oxygenic photosynthetic prokaryote containing chl d as a major pigment. Journal of Phycology 39: 1247-1253.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Acaryochloris.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing in the sea (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Distribution by country
Type locality: "Miilky Way", coast of the Republic of Palau (Miyashita et al. 2003: 1249). Type: 10 August 1993; From Lissoclinum patella Gottschaldt. (Miyashita et al. 2003: 1249). Notes: Type strain: Isolated from algal suspension squeezed out from Lissoclinum patella Gottschaldt. Acaryochloris marina MBIC11017. Habitat: Mainly as a symbiont in colonial ascidians.
Detailed distribution with sources
(as Acaryochloris marina H.Miyashita & M.Chihara)
Pacific Islands: Republic of Palau (Miyashita et al. 2003).
SAG Cultures may be viewed at http://sagdb.uni-goettingen.de/showstrains.php?genus=Acaryochloris&species=marina
Cultures from the Scandinavian Culture Collection of Algae at the University of Copenhagen (SCCAP) and Protozoa may be viewed at http://www.sccap.dk/search/algaebase.asp?Genus=Acaryochloris&Species=marina
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 06 February 2011 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.)
Miyashita, H., Ikemoto, H., Kurano, N., Miyachi, S. & Chihara, M. (2003). Acaryochloris marina gen. et sp. nov. (Cyanobacteria), an oxygenic photosynthetic prokaryote containing chl d as a major pigment. Journal of Phycology 39: 1247-1253.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2013. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 May 2013.
Algaebase taxon LSID: urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:98567