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Aphanothece minutissima (West) J.Komárková-Legnerová & G.Cronberg

Publication details
Aphanothece minutissima (West) J.Komárková-Legnerová & G.Cronberg 1994: 24

Published in: Komárková-Legnerová, J. & Cronberg, G. (1994). Planktic blue-green algae from lakes in South Scania, Sweden. Part I. Chroococcales. Arch. Hydrobiol./Algolog. Stud. 72: 13-51.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aphanothece is Aphanothece microscopica Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Anathece minutissima (West) Komárek, Kastovsky & Jezberová

Basionym
Microcystis minutissima West

Type information
Type locality: Ireland: Achill I, Clare I. (Silva 1996-to date).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Komárek, J., Kastovsky, J. & Jezberová, J. (2011). Phylogenetic and taxonomic delimitation of the cyanobacterial genus Aphanothece and description of Anathece gen. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 46(3): 315-326.

Key references
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.

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.

Matula, J., Pietryka, M., Richter, D. & Wojtun, B. (2007). Cyanoprokaryota and algae of Arctic terrestrial ecosystems in the Hornsund area, Spitsbergen. Polish Polar Research 28(4): 283-315.

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

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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