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Cyanothece major (Schröter) Komárek

Publication details
Cyanothece major (Schröter) Komárek 1976: 146 (as 'maior' )

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
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cyanothece is Cyanothece aeruginosa (Nägeli) Komárek.

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

Basionym
Synechococcus major J.Schröter

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), great.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Synechococcus major J.Schröter 1884

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Synechococcus major f. crassior Lagerheim 1886
Synechococcus major var. maximus Lemmermann 1896
Synechococcus aeruginosus var. maximus (Lemmermann) Lemmermann 1907

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
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.

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