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Aphanocapsa rivularis (Carmichael) Rabenhorst

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Synechococcophycidae
Order Synechococcales
Family Merismopediaceae
Genus Aphanocapsa

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Aphanocapsa rivularis (Carmichael) Rabenhorst
Black Mountains, South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham. 14 Jan 2015. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Aphanocapsa rivularis (Carmichael) Rabenhorst
Black Mountains, South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham. 14 Jan 2015. © C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

 

Aphanocapsa rivularis (Carmichael) Rabenhorst Black Mountains, South Wales. Collected by Gareth Farr and Jonathan Graham
© C.F. Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com

Publication details
Aphanocapsa rivularis (Carmichael) Rabenhorst 1865: 49

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1865). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio II. Algas phycochromaceas complectens. pp. 1-319, 71 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aphanocapsa is Aphanocapsa parietina (Nägeli ex Kützing) Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Palmella rivularis Carmichael

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing beside brooks.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Aphanothece rivularis (Carmichae) Elenkin
Palmella rivularis Carmichael 1833

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Aphanocapsa anodontae Hansgirg 1892
Aphanocapsa endolithica Ercegovic 1925
Aphanocapsa endolithica var. rivulorum Geitler 1928
Microcystis anodontae (Hansgirg) Elenkin 1938
Microcystis calciphila Schwabe 1947
Microcystis anodontae var. rivulorum (Geitler) Kann 1978

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]

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.

Loza, V., Berrendero, E., Perona, E. & Mateo, P. (2013). Polyphasic characterization of benthic cyanobacterial diversity from biofilms of the Guadarrama river (Spain): morphological, molecular, and ecological approaches. Journal of Phycology 49(2): 282-297.

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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References
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Noguerol-Seoane, A. & Rifón Lastra, A. (1999). Algunas Chroococcales nuevas o poco citadas para la Península Ibérica: Gloeocapsa aeruginosa Kützing, Eucapsis terrestris Akiyama, Aphanocapsa cf. rivularis (Carmichael) Rabenhorts y Pseudocapsa dubia Ercegovic. Botanica Complutensis 23: 91-98.
Noguerol-Seoane, A. & Rifón-Lastra, A. (1999). Algunas Chroococcales nuevas o poco citadas para la Península Ibérica: Gloeocapsa aeruginosa Kützing, Eucapsis terrestris Akiyama, Aphanocapsa cf. rivularis (Carmichael) Rabenhorst y Pseudocapsa dubia Ercegovic. Botanica Complutensis 23: 91-98.

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