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Chamaesiphon geitleri H.Luther 1954

Publication details
Chamaesiphon geitleri H.Luther 1954: 33, fig. 2: a-i (as 'Geltleri' )

Published in: Luther, H. (1954). Über Krustenbewuchs an Steinen Fliessender Gewässer, Speziell in Südfinnland. Acta Botanica Fennica 55: 3-61.

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.

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Epilithic in fast-flowing streams; highly calcareous, unpolluted waters, though typically attached to non-calcareous rocks; sites downstream of Rivularia -dominated stretches (Whitton in John et al. 2002). - (12 Jul 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Aigner, S., Herburger, K., Holinger, A. & Karsten, U. (2017). Epilithic Chamaesiphon (Synechococcales, Cyanobacteria) species in mountain streams of the Alps - interspecific differences in photo-physiological traits. Journal of Applied Phycology : [1-10].

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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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 October 2020.

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