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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 (Carmichael) 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.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Aphanothece rivularis (Carmichael) Elenkin)
Europe: Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

(as Aphanocapsa rivularis (Carmichael) Rabenhorst)
Arctic: Russia (Arctic) ().

Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Britain (John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Czech Republic (Gadea et al. 2013, Gadea et al. 2013), France (Anon. 2017), Germany (Mauch & Schmedtje 2003), Greece (Gkelis et al. 2016), Romania (Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Patova & Novakovskaya 2018), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Spain (Noguerol-Seoane & Rifón Lastra 1999, Loza et al. 2013 ), Spain (incl. Canary Is.) (Gallardo et al. 2016), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Israel (Vinogradova et al. 2000).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Japan (Hirose, Yamagishi & Akiyama 1977), Nepal (Rai, Rai & Jha 2010, Rai, Rai & Jha 2010), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014).

(as Aphanocapsa anodontae Hansgirg)
Europe: Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvarez-Cobelas & Gallardo 1988).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Nepal (Rai, Rai & Jha 2010), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Aphanocapsa endolithica Ercegovic)
Europe: Spain (Alvarez-Cobelas & Gallardo 1988), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Aphanocapsa endolithica var. rivulorum Geitler)
Europe: Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Microcystis anodontae (Hansgirg) Elenkin)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2012), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016, Hindák & Hindáková 2016).

Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Microcystis calciphila Schwabe)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

(as Microcystis anodontae var. rivulorum (Geitler) Kann)
Asia: Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014).

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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