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Synechococcus oceanicus W.T.Hall & G.Claus, nom. inval.

Publication details
Synechococcus oceanicus W.T.Hall & G.Claus 1965: 65, nom. inval. (as 'oceanica' )

Published in: Hall, W.T. & Claus, G. (1965). The fine structure of the coccoid blue-green alga, nom. prov. Synechococcus oceanica. Revista Biologica 5(1-2): 63-74.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Synechococcus is Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cyanobium oceanicum (W.T.Hall & G.Claus) Komárek, J.Kopecký & Cepák

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), pertaining to the ocean (Stearn 1973).

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

Nomenclatural notes
Invalid: provisional name. - (25 Oct 2013) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Komárek, J., Kopecký, J. & Cepák, V. (1999). Generic characters of the simplest cyanoprokaryotes Cyanobium, Cyanobacterium and Synechococcus. Cryptogamie Algologie 20(3): 209-222, 19 figs, 3 tables.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 November 2019.

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