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Chamaesiphon incrustans Grunow 1865

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Synechococcophycidae
Order Synechococcales
Family Chamaesiphonaceae
Genus Chamaesiphon

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Chamaesiphon incrustans Grunow
*CYANOpro. 06 Apr 2017. Sergei Shalygin. © Creative commons.

Chamaesiphon incrustans Grunow
*CYANOpro. 06 Apr 2017. Sergei Shalygin. © Creative commons.

Chamaesiphon incrustans Grunow
Prox. Watchtree nature reserve, Cumbria, UK.. 18 Apr 2012. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Chamaesiphon incrustans Grunow
On Dicothrix. Collected from a stream in Co. Wicklow, Ireland.. 05 Oct 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Publication details
Chamaesiphon incrustans Grunow in Rabenhorst 1865: 149

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1865). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio II. Algas phycochromaceas complectens. pp. 1-319, 71 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chamaesiphon is Chamaesiphon confervicola A.Braun.

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

Type information
Type locality: Austria: near Windisch-Garsten: Gleinkersee: Seebach (Index Nominum Algarum). Notes: LT fide Drouet & Daily 1956: 130 (INA).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sphaerogonium incrustans (Grunow) Rostafinski 1883

Habitat notes
Epiphytic on many filamentous algae, submerged mosses and vascular plants in shallow standing and flowing water; typical of mesotrophic and slightly eutrophic conditions (Whitton in John et al. 2002). - (12 Jul 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater 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]

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

Pfister, P. (1992). Artenspektrum des Algenaufwuchses in 2 Tiroler Bergbachen -Teil 1: Cyanophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Rhodophyceae Phytobenthos communities from 2 Tyrolean mountain streams. Part 1: Cyanophyceae, Chrysophyceae, Chlorophyceae, Rhodophyceae. Algological Studies 65: 43-61. [in German, English abstract]

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.

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