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Gomphosphaeria aponina Kützing

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Chroococcales
Family Gomphosphaeriaceae
Genus Gomphosphaeria

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Gomphosphaeria aponina Kützing
Colony with heart-shaped cells. BF. Nene gravel pits, Northampton, UK.. 03 Jun 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gomphosphaeria aponina Kützing
Colony with heart-shaped cells at two focus points. BF image. Nene gravel pits, Northampton, UK.. 03 Jun 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Sphacelaria kovalamensis V.Krishnamurthy & Baluswami

Gomphosphaeria aponina Kützing Colony with heart-shaped cells at two focus points. BF image. Nene gravel pits, Northampton, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Gomphosphaeria aponina Kützing 1836: [no. I]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1836). Algarum aquae dulcis germanicarum Decas XVI. pp. [1-25]. Halis Saxonum [Halle]: in commissis C.A. Schwetschkii et fil..
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gomphosphaeria.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Àbano Terme, near Padova, Italy (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 27).

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Key references
Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1938). Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers. Systematik und Biologie. 1. Teil. Blaualgen. Bakterien. Pilze. In: Die Binnengewässer. Einzeldarstellungen aus der Limnologie und ihren Nachbargebieten Band 16, 1 . Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. 1-342. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

McGregor, G., Fabbro, L.D. & Lobegeiger, J.S. (2007). Freshwater planktic Chroococcales (Cyanoprokaryota) from North-Eastern Australia: a morphological evaluation. Nova Hedwigia 84(3/4): 299-331.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2017). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus I Cyanophyta. pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-176, pls I-IV. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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Proschkina-Lavrenko, A.I. (1966). De Gomphosphaeria aponina Kütz. var. multiplici Nyg. Cyanophyto raro ac minus cognigito. Novitates Systematicae Plantarum Non Vascularium 3: 4-6.

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