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Gloeocapsa rupestris Kützing

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Chroococcales
Family Microcystaceae
Genus Gloeocapsa

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Gloeocapsa rupestris Kützing
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Publication details
Gloeocapsa rupestris Kützing 1847: 17, pl. 22: fig. II

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1847). Tabulae phycologicae; oder, Abbildungen der Tange. Vol. I, fasc. 3-5 pp. 27-36, pls 21-50. Nordhausen: Gedruckt auf kosten des Verfassers (in commission bei W. Köhne).
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeocapsa is Gloeocapsa atrata Kützing.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a terrestrial species.

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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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