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Gloeocapsa sanguinea (C.Agardh) 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 sanguinea (C.Agardh) Kützing
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Gloeocapsa sanguinea (C.Agardh) Kützing
Groups of cells with individual sheaths with a reddish coloration.Limestone cave, Derbyshire, UK. Collected by Martin Godfrey.. 05 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Gloeocapsa sanguinea (C.Agardh) Kützing
Groups of cells with individual sheaths with a reddish coloration.Limestone cave, Derbyshire, UK. Collected by Martin Godfrey.. 05 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Publication details
Gloeocapsa sanguinea (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843: 175

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeocapsa is Gloeocapsa atrata Kützing.

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

Basionym
Palmella sanguinea C.Agardh

Type information
Type locality: Rupes verticales insulae Lilla Hessingen [Lilla Hessingen Island, Stockholm, Sweden] (Agardh 1824: 15).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), blood-red (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Palmella sanguinea C.Agardh 1824
Microcystis sanguinea (C.Agardh) Kützing 1833

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Haematococcus sanguineus C.Agardh 1828
Gloeocapsa itzigsohnii Bornet 1882

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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Key references
Büdel, B., Weber, H.-M., Porembski, S. & Barthlott, W. (2002). Cyanobacteria of inselbergs in the Atlantic rainforest zone of eastern Brazil. Phycologia 41: 498-506.

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

Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

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.

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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