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Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault

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

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Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
Tanzania. Eurico Oliveira. © Eurico Oliveira (euricodo@usp.br).

Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information. Diane Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault From Littler, D.S., M.M. Littler & M.D. Hanisak (2008) Submersed Plants of the Indian River Lagoon. Purchase information
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault 1886: 359

Published in: Bornet, É. & Flahault, C. (1886). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième série 3: 323-381.
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Type species
A type species for this genus does not appear to have been designated.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Scytonematopsis crustacea (Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault) Koválik & Komárek

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Leibleinia rupestris Nägeli 1849
Lyngbya rupestris (Nägeli) P.Crouan & H.Crouan 1892

Nomenclatural notes
Thuret in Bornet & Thuret 1876; 13-16, pl. IV: figs 1-6 (INA, Silva et al., 1996: 72). - (30 Jul 2015) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Lectotype locality: Tangier, Morocco (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 72). Notes: Syntype localities: Cherbourg and Tanger (Thuret in Bornet & Thuret, 1876). The lectotype locality was first chosen by Drouet (1973: 175, 176) (Silva et al., 1996)

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

Key references
Bornet, É. & Thuret, G. (1876). Notes algologiques recueil d'observations sur les algues. Fasc. 1. pp. i-xx, 1-70, pls I-XXV. Paris: G. Masson.

Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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]

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 1410/9 Calothrix crustacea Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault
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Created: 08 August 2000 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 04 September 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Watanabe, M.M. & Kurogi, M. (1975). Taxonomic reexamination of the two species of blue-green algae, Calothrix scopulorum and C. crustacea. Botanical Magazine, Tokyo 88: 111-125.

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