Myxosarcina concinna 1921
Myxosarcina concinna Printz 1921: 35, pl. XIV: figs. 342-357
Published in: Printz, H. (1921). Subaërial algae from South Africa. Kongelige Norske Videnskabers Selskabs Skrifter 1920(1): 1-41, pls I-XIV.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Myxosarcina.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Type locality: Near Durban, South Africa (on bark of trees) (Silva & al. 1996: 16).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), beautiful, elegant, harmonious, skilfully put together (Tilmann & al. 2014).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Hot spring (Sun & Wang 2011). - (27 Jan 2012) - Wendy Guiry
This is a terrestrial species.
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.
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: [i]-xiv, 1-1259.
Silva, S.M.F. & Pienaar, R.N. (2000). Some benthic marine cyanophyceae of Mauritius. Botanica Marina 43: 11-27, 86 figs.
Created: 14 February 2001 by Sandy Lawson
Verified by: 23 July 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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Sun, L. & Wang, S. (2011). Phycobiliprotein components and characteristics of the phycobilisome from a thermophilic cyanobacterium Myxosarcina concinna. Journal of Phycology 47(6): 1304-1315.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 September 2021.