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Scytonema penicillatum C. Agardh

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Scytonemataceae
Genus Scytonema

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Scytonema penicillatum C. Agardh
Subtended multiple heterocysts. Abington Meadow, Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Scytonema penicillatum C. Agardh
Subtended multiple heterocysts. Abington Meadow, Northampton, UK.. 03 Jul 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Scytonema penicillatum C. Agardh
River Corrib, Galway City, Ireland. On submerged stones, 10-15 cm below water surface. 12 Nov 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

Scytonema penicillatum C. Agardh
River Corrib, Galway City, Ireland. On submerged stones, 10-15 cm below water surface. Detail of false branching. 12 Nov 2005. Fabio Rindi. © Fabio Rindi (f.rindi@univpm.it).

 

Nothogenia tuberculosa (J.D.Hooker & Harvey) Kützing

Tolypothrix distorta var. penicillata (C.Agardh) Lemmermann Subtended multiple heterocysts. Abington Meadow, Northampton, UK.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Scytonema penicillatum C. Agardh 1817: 116

Published in: Agardh, C.A. (1817). Synopsis algarum Scandinaviae, adjecta dispositione universali algarum. pp. [i]-xl, [1]-135. Lundae [Lund]: Ex officina Berlingiana.
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Publication date: Mai-Dec 1817 (p. vii: i Mai 1817)

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Scytonema is Scytonema hofmanii C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Tolypothrix penicillata Thuret ex Bornet & Flahault

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), shaped like a pencil or an artist'’s camel-hair brush (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.

Type information
Type locality: ad lapides et Fontinalem in aqua citissime currente fluvii prope Nattraby Blekingiae (Silva 1996-to date).

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
Silva, P.C. (1996-to date). Index Nominum Algarum, University Herbarium, University of California, Berkeley http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/INA.html. Updated continuously. ..

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