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Microcystis wesenbergii (Komárek) Komárek ex Komárek

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

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Microcystis wesenbergii (Komárek) Komárek ex Komárek
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA: pond, 400x, DIC. 13 Jul 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Microcystis wesenbergii (Komárek) Komárek ex Komárek
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA: pond, 400x, DIC. 13 Jul 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Microcystis wesenbergii (Komárek) Komárek ex Komárek
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA: pond, 400x, DIC. 13 Jul 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

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Microcystis wesenbergii (Komárek) Komárek ex Komárek Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA: pond, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Microcystis wesenbergii (Komárek) Komárek ex Komárek in Joosen 2006: 209

Published in: Joosten, A.M.T. (2006). Flora of the blue-green algae of the Netherlands I The non-filamentous species of inland waters. pp. [1-]5-237. Utrecht: KNNV Publishing.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Microcystis is Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Diplocystis wesenbergii Komárek

Type information
Type locality: Czechoslovakia: Doksy, Blatná, Chlum bei Trebon (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Diplocystis wesenbergii Komárek 1958

Nomenclatural notes
Day et al. (1995: 203) record the authority for this species as Komárek.

Taxonomic notes
Joosten (2006: 209) says that the name is invalid as proposed in Kondrat'eva (1968: 13) and - (22 May 2014) - M.D. Guiry

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

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.

Kondrat'eva, N.V. (1968). Syn'o-zeleni vodorosti - Cyanophyta. Chastyna 2. Klas Hormohonievi - Hormogoniophyceae. In: Vyznachnyk prisnovodnykh vodorostej Ukrajns'koj RSR [Vyp] I. Chastyna 2. ( Eds), pp. 523. Kyjv: Naukova Dumka.

McGregor, G. (2013). Freshwater Cyanobacteria from North-Eastern Australia: 2. Chroococcales. Phytotaxa 133: 1-130.

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.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 1. Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae; Chlrococcales, Oscillatoriales Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota I. pp. [1-6], 1-71, figs 1-101. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Shen, W., Wen, J.-F, Sun, G.-L., Lu, Y. (2005). Identification of triosephosphate isomerase (TIM) genes from Microcystis (Cyanobacteria: Chroococcales) and theoretical analyses of the potential of cyanobacterial TIM as a target for designing specific inhibitors. Phycologia 44: 447-452.

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: 11 July 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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