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Cyanothece aeruginosa (Nägeli) Komárek 1976

Publication details
Cyanothece aeruginosa (Nägeli) Komárek 1976: 150

Published in: Komárek, J. (1976). Taxonomic review of the genera Synechocystis Sauv. 1892, Synechococcus Näg. 1849, and Cyanothece gen. nov (Cyanophyceae). Archiv für Protistenkunde 118: 119-179.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Cyanothece.

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

Synechococcus aeruginosus Nägeli

Type information
Type locality: Luzern, an nassen Felsen (Nägeli 1849). Type: CBFS A-103-1 (dried herbarium material of reference strain, SAG 87.79, originally isolated byW. Koch from a bog pool in Ireland in 1977) (epitype) (Mares et al. 2019: 596). Notes: Switzerland: Luzern (INA).

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), verdigris (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synechococcus aeruginosus Nägeli 1849
Coccochloris aeruginosa (Nägeli) F.E.Drouet & W.A.Daily 1952

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Synechococcus crassus Archer 1867
Synechococcus fuscus Zeller 1873
Synechococcus grandis Playfair 1918

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Bohunická, M., Mares, J., Hrouzek, P., Urahová, P., Lukes, M., Smarda, J., Komárek, J., Gaysina, L.A. & Strunecky, O. (2015). A combined morphological, ultrastructural, molecular, and biochemical study of the peculiar family Gomontiellaceae (Oscillatoriales) reveals a new cylindrospermopsin-producing clade of cyanobacteria. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1040-1054.

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.

Mares, J., Johansen, J.R., Hauer, T., Zima, J., Jr, Ventura, S., Cuzman, O., Tiribilli, B. & Kastovsky, J. (2019). Taxonomic resolution of the genus Cyanothece (Chroococcales, Cyanobacteria), with a treatment on Gloeothece and three new genera, Crocosphaera, Rippkaea, and Zehria. Journal of Phycology 55(3): 578-610.

McGregor, G. (2013). Freshwater Cyanobacteria from North-Eastern Australia: 2. Chroococcales. Phytotaxa 133: 1-130.

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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