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Gloeothece linearis Nägeli, nom. rejic.

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

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Gloeothece linearis Nägeli
Loch Ba, Isle of Mull, Scotland.. 12 Jul 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeothece linearis Nägeli
Mucilaginous mass of small cells with several sheath layers. Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK.. 04 Jun 2008. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Codium formosanum Yamada

Gloeothece linearis Nägeli Mucilaginous mass of small cells with several sheath layers. Yardley Chase, Northampton, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Gloeothece linearis Nägeli 1849: 58, pl. 1 G: fig. 2, nom. rejic.

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1849). Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 10(7): i-viii, 1-139, pls I-VIII.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeothece.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloeobacter violaceus Rippka, J.B.Waterbury & Cohen-Bazire

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), linear (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

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Source of current name
Prud'homme van Reine, W.F. (2017). Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Algae: 15. Taxon 66(1): 191-192.

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.

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.

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Verified by: 20 July 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Mares, J., Komárek, J., Compère, P. & Oren, A. (2013). Proposal to conserve the name Gloeobacter violaceus against Aphanothece caldariorum, Gloeothece coerula, and Gloeothece linearis (Cyanophyceae). Taxon 62(5): 1055 only.

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