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Gloeocapsa crepidinum (Thuret) Thuret 1876

Publication details
Gloeocapsa crepidinum (Thuret) Thuret 1876: 1

Published in: Bornet, É. & Thuret, G. (1876). Notes algologiques recueil d'observations sur les algues. Fasc. 1. pp. i-xx, 1-70, pls I-XXV. Paris: G. Masson.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeocapsa is Gloeocapsa atrata Kützing.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Gloeocapsopsis crepidinum (Thuret) Geitler ex Komárek

Basionym
Protococcus crepidinum Thuret

Type information
Type locality: France: Manche: near Cherbourg (Index Nominum Algarum).

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

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Gloeocapsa crepidinum (Thuret) Thuret)
Europe: Britain (Batters 1902, Whitton & al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), France (Anon. 2017), France (Breizh) (Feldmann 1954), Serbia (Cvijan & Blazencic 1996), Spain (Miranda 1931, Seoane-Camba 1965, Alvarez-Cobelas & Gallardo 1988, Guillermes, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1994, Bárbara, Cremades & Pérez-Cirera 1995, Bárbara & Cremades 1996).

North America: Connecticut (Hylander 1928).

Middle East: Turkey (Zeybek, Güner & Aysel 1993, Taskin & al. 2008 ).

South-west Asia: India (Gupta 2012).

Asia: China (Chu 1991).

Source of current name
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.

Key references
Chu, H.J. (1991). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus II Chroococcophyceae. pp. [i-vi], i-vi, 1-161, 42 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Cvijan, M. & Blazencic, J. (1996). Flora algi Srbije. Tom 1. Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-vi, [4], [1]-290, 204 figs. Beograd: Naucna knjiga. [in Serbian]

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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