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Planktothrix rubescens (De Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Microcoleaceae
Genus Planktothrix

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Planktothrix rubescens (De Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek
Bloom in water reservoir in Sicily in winter 2006. Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it). © Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it).

 

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Planktothrix rubescens (De Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek Bloom in water reservoir in Sicily in winter 2006
© Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it)

Publication details
Planktothrix rubescens (De Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988: 416

Published in: Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Planktothrix is Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek.

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

Basionym
Oscillatoria rubescens De Candolle ex Gomont

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Laks Morat (Silva 1996-to date).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria rubescens De Candolle ex Gomont 1892

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria mougeotii Kützing ex Forti 1907

Habitat notes
Deep lakes of the subalpine district (central Europe) (D'Alelio & Salmaso (2011). - (3 Aug 2011) - Wendy Guiry

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Description
Emended by Suda et al. (2002: 1592). Type strain CCAP 1459/22T.

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Key references
D'Alelio, D. & Salmaso, N. (2011). Occurrence of an uncommon Planktothrix (Cyanoprokaryota, Oscillatoriales) in a deep lake south of the Alps. Phycologia 50(4): 379-383.

Gul, R., Zarina, A., Masud-ul-Hasan & Shameel, M. (2007). Taxonomic study of Cyanophyta from Sialkot, Pakistan. International Journal of Phycology and Phycochemistry 3(1): 37-48.

Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

Kasten J., Kusber W.-H., Riedmüller U., Tworeck A., Oschwald L. & Mischke U. (2018). Steckbriefe der Phytoplankton-Indikatortaxa in den WRRL Bewertungsverfahren PhytoSee und PhytoFluss mit Begleittext – 1. Lieferung: 50 Steckbriefe ausgewählter Indikatortaxa. pp. 1-177. Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin.

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

Suda, S., Watanabe, M., Otsuka, S., Mahakahant, A., Yongmanitchai, W., Nopartnaraporn, N., Liu, Y. & Day, J.G. (2002). Taxonomic revision of water-bloom-forming species of oscillatorioid cyanobacteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 1577-1595.

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.

Willame, R., Boutte, C., Grubisic, S., Wilmotte, A., Komarek, J. & Hoffmann, L. (2006). Morphological and molecular characterization of planktonic cyanobacteria from Belgium and Luxembourg. Journal of Phycology 42: 1312-1332.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 12 August 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Almodóvar, A., Incola, G.G. & Nuevo, M. (2004). Effects of a bloom of Planktothrix rubescens on the fish community of a Spanish reservoir. Limnetica 23: 167-178.
Dokulil, M. & Teubner, K. (2012). Deep living Planktothrix rubescens modulated by environmental constraints and climate forcing. Hydrobiologia : 1-18.
Oberhaus, L., Briand, J.F., Leboulanger, C., Jacquet, S. & Humbert, J.F. (2007). Comparative effects of the quality and quantity of light and temperature on the growth of Planktothrix agardhii and P. rubescens . Journal of Phycology 43: 1191-1199.

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