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Nostoc planctonicum V.S.Poretsky & V.K.Tschernov [Chernov]

Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Nostocophycidae
Order Nostocales
Family Nostocaceae
Genus Nostoc


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Nostoc planctonicum V.S.Poretsky & V.K.Tschernov [Chernov]
Prox. Woodwalton Fen NNR, Huntingdon, UK, in a pond.. 07 May 2006. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Nostoc planctonicum V.S.Poretsky & V.K.Tschernov [Chernov]
Prox. Dalmellington Moss SSSI, South Ayrshire , Scotland.. 07 Apr 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


Zonaria plumbea Areschoug

Nostoc caeruleum var. planctonicum (V.S.Poretsky & V.K.Tschernow) B.A.Whitton Prox. Dalmellington Moss SSSI, South Ayrshire , Scotland.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Nostoc planctonicum V.S.Poretsky & V.K.Tschernov [Chernov] 1929: 553, figs 1-10

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Nostoc is Nostoc commune Vaucher ex Bornet & Flahault.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nostoc caeruleum var. planctonicum (V.S.Poretsky & V.K.Tschernow) B.A.Whitton

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), planktonic.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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.

Key references
Chu Hoajan [Chu, H.J.] et al. (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus IX Cyanophyta Hormogonophyceae. pp. [1-8], i-xviii, 1-312, incl. pls I-CIX. Beijing: Science Press.

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