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Cyanodictyon reticulatum (Lemmermann) Geitler 1925

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

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Cyanodictyon reticulatum (Lemmermann) Geitler
Manitoba, Canada; Lugol's, 400x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.. 04 Sep 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Cyanodictyon reticulatum (Lemmermann) Geitler Manitoba, Canada; Lugol's, 400x, DIC, Hedy Kling Algal Taxonomy and Ecology Inc.
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Cyanodictyon reticulatum (Lemmermann) Geitler 1925: 103

Published in: Geitler, L. (1925). Cyanophyceae. In: Die Süsswasser-Flora Deutschlands, Österreichs und der Schweiz. (Pascher, A. Eds) Vol.12, pp. 1-450. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Cyanodictyon is Cyanodictyon endophyticum Pascher.

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

Basionym
Polycystis reticulata Lemmermann

Type information
Syntype localities: "Dümmer See, Steinhuder Meer [Lower Saxony, Germany] (Lemmermann 1898: 154).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), reticulate, netted, marked with a network (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Polycystis reticulata Lemmermann 1898
Clathrocystis reticulata (Lemmermann) Lemmermann 1903
Coelosphaerium reticulatum (Lemmermann) Lemmermann 1910
Sphaerodictyon reticulatum (Lemmermann) Geitler 1925

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1938). Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers. Systematik und Biologie. 1. Teil. Blaualgen. Bakterien. Pilze. In: Die Binnengewässer. Einzeldarstellungen aus der Limnologie und ihren Nachbargebieten Band 16, 1 . Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. 1-342. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.

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.

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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