Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli 1849

Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli

Current name: Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli
Prox. Limestone cave Derbyshire, UK. . Collected by Martin Godfrey - 03 July 2009. C.F.Carter (

Publication Details
Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli 1849: 56

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1849). Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 10(7): i-viii, 1-139, pls I-VIII.

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Publication date: before July 1849

Type Species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Synechococcus.

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

Protococcus elongatus Nägeli

Type Information
Type locality: ad terram nudam in Helvetia leg. Naegeli; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), elongated (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 31 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.; searched on 25 March 2023

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