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Gloeothece confluens Nägeli

Publication details
Gloeothece confluens Nägeli 1849: 57

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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeothece is Gloeothece linearis Nägeli.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), confluent, running together, blending into one (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Some sources consider that this name was based on Gloeocapsa confluens Kützing, but this is the basionym of Coccomyxa confluens. The name is treated here as a new one based on Nägeli's materials until further clarification is possible. - (23 May 2013) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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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]

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.

Leghari, M.K., Qureshi, R.M., Mashiatullah, A., Yaqoob, N. & Javed, T. (2005). Harmful algal species from various freshwater localities of Pakistan. Int. J. Phycol. Phycochem. 1(2): 199-206.

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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