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Microcystis protocystis W.B.Crow

Publication details
Microcystis protocystis W.B.Crow 1923: 62, 67, pl. 1: fig. d

Published in: Crow, W.B. (1923). The taxonomy and variation of the genus Microystis in Ceylon. The New Phytologist 22(2): 59-68.

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.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Srí Lanka (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 235).

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Key references
Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, [1]-686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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.

Komárek, J. & Komárková-Legnerová, J. (2002). Contribution to the knowledge of planktic cyanoprokaryotes from central Mexico. Preslia 74: 207-233.

Komárek, J., Azevedo, S.M.F.O., Domingos, P., Komarkova, J. & Tichy, M. (2001). Background of the Caruaru tragedy; a case taxonomic study of toxic cyanobacteria. Algological Studies 103: 9-29, 9 figs, 3 tables.

McGregor, G. (2013). Freshwater Cyanobacteria from North-Eastern Australia: 2. Chroococcales. Phytotaxa 133: 1-130.

Tandon, R,, Kesarwani, S., Mishra,A.,Dikshit, A. & Tiwari, G.L. (2016). Genus Microcystis Kuetzing ex Lemmermann (Chroococcales, Cyanoprokaryota) from India. Phykos 46(2): 4-13, 4 pls.

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