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Microcystis marginata (Meneghini) Kützing

Publication details
Microcystis marginata (Meneghini) Kützing 1846: 6, pl. 8 [in part]

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1846). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. I, fasc. 1 pp. 1-8, pls 1-10. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Microcystis is Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing.

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

Basionym
Anacystis marginata Meneghini

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), margined (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Anacystis marginata Meneghini 1837

Taxonomic notes
See Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 230) regarding Kützing's interpretation of this species and that of later authors. - (8 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater 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]

Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1938). Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers. Systematik und Biologie. 1. Teil. Blaualgen. Bakterien. Pilze. In: Die Binnengewässer. Einzeldarstellungen aus der Limnologie und ihren Nachbargebieten Band 16, 1 . Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. 1-342. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.

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.

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References
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Kessel, M. & Eloff, J.N. (1975). The ultrastructure and development of the colonial sheath of Microcystis marginata. Archives for Microbiology 106: 209-214.

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