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Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda 2014

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

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Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda
Panama.. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda
Panama. Trichomes apices with slight taper, often with gradual curve. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda
Panama.Trichomes with cells mostly as long as wide. D.S. Littler. © Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu).

 

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Oscillatoria formosa Bory ex Gomont Panama. Trichomes apices with slight taper, often with gradual curve
© Diane Littler (littlerd@si.edu)

Publication details
Kamptonema formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda 2014: 204

Published in: Strunecký, O., Komárek, J. & Smarda, J. (2014). Kamptonema (Microcoleaceae, Cyanobacteria), a new genus derived from the polyphyletic Phormidium on the basis of combined molecular and cytomorphological markers. Preslia (Prague) 86: 193-207.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Kamptonema is Kamptonema animale (C.Agardh ex Gomont) Strunecký, Komárek & J.Smarda.

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

Basionym
Oscillatoria formosa Bory ex Gomont

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria formosa Bory ex Gomont 1892
Oscillatoria tenuis var. formosa (Bory) Kützing ex Gomont 1892
Phormidium formosum (Bory ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek 1988

Habitat notes
Wet soils, shallow pools and ponds, probably cosmopolitan. - (6 Sep 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 June 2021.

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