Synechococcus capitatus A.E.Bailey-Watts & Komárek 1991
Synechococcus capitatus A.E.Bailey-Watts & Komárek 1991: 16, figs 1, 2
Published in: Bailey-Watts, A.E. & Komárek, J. (1991). Towards a formal description of a new species of Synechococcus (Cyanobacteria/Cyanophyceae) from the freshwater picoplankton. Arch. Hydrobiol./Algolog. Stud. 61: 5-19.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), with a knob-like head or tip (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
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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