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Capsosira lowei Casamatta, S.R.Gomez & J.R.Johansen

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Capsosiraceae
Genus Capsosira

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Capsosira lowei Casamatta, S.R.Gomez & J.R.Johansen
Skamania County, Washington, USA; Bear Creek, 1000x, DIC. 28 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Capsosira lowei Casamatta, S.R.Gomez & J.R.Johansen
Skamania County, Washington, USA; Bear Creek, 1000x, DIC. 28 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Capsosira lowei Casamatta, S.R.Gomez & J.R.Johansen
Skamania County, Washington, USA; Bear Creek, 1000x, DIC. 28 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Capsosira lowei Casamatta, S.R.Gomez & J.R.Johansen
Skamania County, Washington, USA; Bear Creek, 1000x, DIC. 28 Sep 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

Alaria esculenta f. fasciculata Strömfelt

Capsosira lowei Casamatta, S.R.Gomez & J.R.Johansen Skamania County, Washington, USA; Bear Creek, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Capsosira lowei Casamatta, S.R.Gomez & J.R.Johansen 2006: 21, fig. 1a-f

Published in: Casamatta, D.A., Gomez, S.R. & Johansen J.R. (2006). Rexia erecta gen. et sp. nov. and Capsosira lowei sp. nov., two newly described cyanobacterial taxa from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (USA). Hydrobiologia 561: 13-26.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Capsosira is Capsosira brebissonii Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Synonym(s)
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General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Hen Wallow Falls, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cocke County, Tennessee, USA (Casamatta, Gomez & Johansen 2006: 23). Holotype: within the lichen Hydrothyria venosa growing in the splash zone, with water of pH 4.7. BRY C 37674 (Casamatta, Gomez & Johansen 2006: 23). Notes: Isotype (DNA extraction): BRY C 37675, Herbarium of Nonvascular Cryptogams, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. Isotype (in Hydrothyria venosa): BRY C 37676. Reference strain designation HWF3-JJ1: UTEX Culture Collection, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, USA.

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Key references
Komárek, J. (2013). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 3rd part: heterocystous genera. Vol. 19 pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-1130. Heidelberg: Springer Spektrum.

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Casamatta, D.A., Gomez, S.R. & Johansen J.R. (2006). Rexia erecta gen. et sp. nov. and Capsosira lowei sp. nov., two newly described cyanobacterial taxa from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (USA). Hydrobiologia 561: 13-26.

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