Halothece californica Margheri, Ventura, Kaštovský & Komárek 2008

Publication Details
Halothece californica Margheri, Ventura, Kaštovský & Komárek 2008: 480, 481, figs 2, 3, 5-7

Published in: Margheri, M.C., Ventura, S., Kaštovský, J. & Komárek, J. (2008). The taxonomic validation of the cyanobacterial genus Halothece. Phycologia 47(5): 477-486, 7 figs, 3 tables.

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Publication date: 2008

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Halothece.

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

Type Information
Type locality: Solar evaporation ponds of Exportadora de Sal, Guerrero Negro, Baja California Sur, Mexico; (Margheri et al. 2008: 480) Holotype: Benthic cyanobacterial mats in heliothermal shallow hypersaline ponds along marine coasts; Moravian Museum, Brno, Czech Republic; BRNM/HY 1321 (preserved specimen) (Margheri et al. 2008: 480) Notes: Type strain: MPI 96P605, isolated by Garcia-Pichel (Garcia-Pichel et al. 1998); in Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology, Bremen, Germany; also in culture collection of ISE-CNR in Sesto Fiorentino, Italy; reference strain according to rules applied in bacteriological taxonomy.

Origin of Species Name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to California (Stearn 1973).

Created: 12 November 2008 by G.M. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 December 2023

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E.A. Molinari Novoa in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 December 2023. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 13 April 2024

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