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Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing

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

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Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing
Collected by Oliver Moore, NW Scotland, on gneiss.. 11 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing
Collected by Oliver Moore, NW Scotland, on gneiss.. 11 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing
Collected by Oliver Moore, NW Scotland, on gneiss.. 11 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing
Collected by Oliver Moore, NW Scotland, on gneiss.. 18 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing
Collected by Oliver Moore, NW Scotland, on gneiss.. 18 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing
Collected by Oliver Moore, NW Scotland, on gneiss.. 18 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Herposiphonia arcuata Hollenberg

Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing Collected by Oliver Moore, NW Scotland, on gneiss.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Gloeocapsa magma (Brébisson) Kützing 1847: 17

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Diagnosen und Bemerkungen zu neuen oder kritischen Algen. Botanische Zeitung 5: 1-5, 22-25, 33-38, 52-55, 164-167, 177-180, 193-198, 219-223.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeocapsa is Gloeocapsa atrata Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloeocapsopsis magma (Brébisson) Komárek & Anagnostidis ex Komárek

Basionym
Protococcus magma Brébisson

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

Taxonomic notes
Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 259) lists this species as an "unrevised species" and include a note on its nomenclature.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, [1]-686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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]

Hollerbach, M.M. (1924). De statibus Gloeocapsae magmatis (Bréb.) Kütz.. Not. Syst. Crypt. Horti Bot. Petropol 3: 1-8.

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.

Rindi, F. & Guiry, M.D. (2004). Composition and spatial variability of terrestrial algal assemblages occurring at the bases of urban walls in Europe. Phycologia 43: 225-235.

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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