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Microcystis complanata Skuja

Publication details
Microcystis complanata Skuja 1964: 25, pl. I: figs 41-43; pl. II: fig. 3

Published in: Skuja, H. (1964). Grundzüge der Algenflora und Algenvegetation der Fjeldgegenden um Abisko in Schwedisch-Lappland. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series 4, 18(3): 1-465.

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.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), flattened out, usually in one plane (Stearn 1973).

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

Taxonomic notes
Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 165) lists this species as an "Unrevised European species"

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: N. Sweden (Abisko) (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 165). Notes: Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 165) notes this species has not been recorded since description

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Key references
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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