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Schizothrix calcicola Gomont 1892

Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Synechococcophycidae
Order Synechococcales
Family Synechococcales familia incertae sedis
Genus Schizothrix


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Schizothrix calcicola Gomont
Prox. Collected by Gareth Farr, wet rocks, Wales. 27 Mar 2019. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Schizothrix calcicola Gomont
Barrow Island, Western Australia. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).


Navicula integra (W.Smith) Ralfs

Schizothrix calcicola Gomont Prox. Collected by Gareth Farr, wet rocks, Wales
© C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Schizothrix calcicola Gomont 1892: 307, pl. VIII: figs 1-3

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées homocystées). Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 15: 263-368, pls 6-14 [VI-XIV in text and expl. pl.].
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Publication date: 1 January 1892

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Schizothrix is Schizothrix fuscescens Kutzing ex Gomont.

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

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Schizothrix

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), lime-loving.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Oscillatoria calcicola C.Agardh 1812
Anabaena calcicola C.Agardh ex Fries 1835
Leptothrix calcicola (C.Agardh) Kützing 1843
Hypheothrix calcicola (C.Agardh) Rabenhorst 1865
Gliothrix tenerrima Zopf 1882
Lyngbya calcicola (C.Agardh) Hansgirg 1885

Nomenclatural notes
(C. Agardh) Gomont 1890: 352 (INA). - (27 Feb 2019) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Cvijan, M. & Blazencic, J. (1996). Flora algi Srbije. Tom 1. Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-vi, [4], [1]-290, 204 figs. Beograd: Naucna knjiga. [in Serbian]

Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

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

Matula, J., Pietryka, M., Richter, D. & Wojtun, B. (2007). Cyanoprokaryota and algae of Arctic terrestrial ecosystems in the Hornsund area, Spitsbergen. Polish Polar Research 28(4): 283-315.

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Tang, E.P.Y. & Vincent, W.F. (2000). Effects of daylength and temperature on the growth and photosynthesis of an arctic cyanobacterium, Schizothrix calcicola (Oscillatoriaceae). European Journal of Phycology 35: 263-272.

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