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Gloeothece rupestris (Lyngbye) Bornet 1880

Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Chroococcales
Family Aphanothecaceae
Genus Gloeothece


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Gloeothece rupestris (Lyngbye) Bornet
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Publication details
Gloeothece rupestris (Lyngbye) Bornet in Wittrock & Nordstedt 1880: No. 339

Published in: Wittrock, V.B. & Nordstedt, C.F.O. (1880). Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae. Fasc. 7. pp. 301-350. Lund.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Gloeothece is Gloeothece linearis Nägeli.

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

Palmella rupestris Lyngbye

Type information
Type locality: ad rupes declives aqua dulci...officinam ferrarium Naes Norvegiae [Norway] (Lyngbye 1819: 207).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), rocky, rock-dwelling (Stearn 1985).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Palmella rupestris Lyngbye 1819
Microhaloa rupestris (Lyngbye) Kützing 1843
Micraloa rupestris (Lyngbye) Trevisan 1848
Gloeocystis rupestris (Lyngbye) Rabenhorst 1863
Anacystis rupestris (Lyngbye) F.E.Drouet & W.A.Daily 1942

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Coccochloris stagnina f. rupestris (Lyngbye) Drouet & Daily
Gloeothece rupestris var. maxima West 1892
Gloeothece rupestris f. maxima (West) Hollerbach 1938

General environment
This is a freshwater/terrestrial species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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. (2002). Phylum Cyanophyta (Cyanobacteria). In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 25-122. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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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