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Synechococcus bacillaris Butcher

Publication details
Synechococcus bacillaris Butcher 1952: 189, pl. II: fig. 54

Published in: Butcher, R.W. (1952). Contributions to knowledge of the smaller marine algae. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom 31: 175-191, 2 pls.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Synechococcus is Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cyanobium bacillare (Butcher) Komárek, J.Kopecký & Cepák

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "First noticed in June 1947 in a tube inoculated with a greenish brown colony from a culture from the Conway tanks growing on a solid medium." (Butcher 1952: 189).

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Source of current name
Komárek, J., Kopecký, J. & Cepák, V. (1999). Generic characters of the simplest cyanoprokaryotes Cyanobium, Cyanobacterium and Synechococcus. Cryptogamie Algologie 20(3): 209-222, 19 figs, 3 tables.

Key references
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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