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Brachytrichia quoyi Bornet & Flahault

Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Symphyonemataceae
Genus Brachytrichia


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Brachytrichia quoyi Bornet & Flahault
Sykes Reef, Queensland. 08 May 2019. J.M. Husiman. © J.M. Husiman.


Cymbella suecica Cleve-Euler

Brachytrichia quoyi Bornet & Flahault Sykes Reef, Queensland
© J.M. Husiman

Publication details
Brachytrichia quoyi Bornet & Flahault 1886: 373

Published in: Bornet, E. & Flahault, C. (1886 '1887'). Revision des Nostocacées hétérocystées contenues dans les principaux herbiers de France (deuxième fragment). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Septième Série 4: 343-373.
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Type species
This is the type species (lectotype) of the genus Brachytrichia.

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

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Nostoc quoyi C.Agardh 1824
Brachytrichia balani Bornet & Flahault 1886

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Nostoc quoyi C.Agardh)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Brachytrichia quoyi Bornet & Flahault)
Europe: Britain (Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Denmark (Nielsen 2002), France (Anon. 2017), Greece (Gkelis et al. 2016), Spain (Romero Martinengo & Romero Martinengo 1982, López Rodríguez & Cremades & Bárbara 1991, Granja, Cremades & Barbara 1992, Bárbara & Cremades 1996, Veiga, Cremades & Bárbara 1998), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Ukraine (Vinogradova 2016).

Atlantic Islands: Canary Islands (Haroun et al. 2002, Aldanondo-Aristizábal, Domínguez-Alvarez & Gil-Rodríguez 2003, Haroun et al. 2003, Anon. 2011, Afonso-Carrillo 2014), Salvage Islands (Parente et al. 2000).

North America: Virginia (VA) (Humm 1979).

Caribbean Islands: Caribbean (Littler & Littler 2000).

South America: Brazil (Werner 2010).

Africa: Mauritius (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Indian Ocean Islands: Maldives (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

South-west Asia: India (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Gupta 2012, Rao & Gupta 2015), Sri Lanka (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996).

Asia: China (Liu 2008, Xia 2017), Korea (Lee & Kang 1986), South China Sea (Phang et al. 2016), Taiwan (Huang 2000, Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014, Anon. 2012, Anon. 2012).

South-east Asia: Malaysia (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996), Philippines (Liao, Belleza & Gerldino 2013), Singapore (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996, Pham et al. 2011), Vietnam (Nguyen et al. 2013).

Australia and New Zealand: New Zealand (Chapman 1956, Broady & Merican 2012), Queensland (Phillips 2002, Bostock & Holland 2010), Western Australia (Huisman & Borowitzka 2003).

Pacific Islands: Central Polynesia (Tsuda & Walsh 2013), Federated States of Micronesia (Lobban & Tsuda 2003, Lobban & Tsuda 2003).

(as Brachytrichia balani Bornet & Flahault)
Europe: Ireland (Cotton 1912), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Spain (Miranda 1931), Turkey (Europe) (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993).

South-west Asia: Lebanon (Lakkis 2013).

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

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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