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Synechococcus lividus J.J.Copeland 1936

Publication details
Synechococcus lividus J.J.Copeland 1936: 56, fig. 20

Published in: Copeland, J.J. (1936). Yellowstone thermal Myxophyceae. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 36: 1-232.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Synechococcus is Synechococcus elongatus (Nägeli) Nägeli.

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

Type information
Type locality: Yellowstone: Mammoth Hot Springs (Index Nominum Algarum). Type: no. 77: (Index Nominum Algarum

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Taxonomic notes
According to Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999:126) the following taxa were described, which are probably morphotypes and/or ecotypes of S. lividus (var. curvatus Copeland 1936, var. siderophilus Copeland 1936, var. non-granulatus Emoto & Hirose 1939, S. arcuatus Copeland 1936, S. vescus Copeland 1936, S. vescus var. non-granulatus Emoto & Hirose 1940, S. sublividus Emoto & Yoneda 1940, S. praelongus Emoto & Yoneda 1940)

Habitat notes
Coastal (Guo et al. 2012). - (25 May 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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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.

Cvijan, M. & Blazencic, J. (1996). Flora algi Srbije. Tom 1. Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-vi, [4], [1]-290, 204 figs. Beograd: Naucna knjiga. [in Serbian]

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.

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Edwards, M.R., Berns, D.S., Ghiorse, W.C. & Holt, S.C. (1968). Ultrastructure of the thermophilic blue-green alga, Synechococcus lividus Copeland. Journal of Phycology 4: 283-298, 24 figs.
Golecki, J.R. (1979). Ultrastructure of cell wall and thylakoid membranes of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Synechococcus lividus under the influence of temperature shifts. Archives for Microbiology 120: 125-133.
Liao, C.-C., Liu, S.-L. & Wang, W.-L. (2006). Effects of temperature and pH on growth and photosynthesis of the thermophilic cyanobacterium Synechococcus lividus as measured by pulse-amplitude modulated fluorometry. Phycological Research 54(4): 260-268.
Sheridan, R.P. & Ulik, T. (1976). Adaptive photosynthesis responses to temperature extremes by the thermophilic cyanophyte Synechococcus lividus. Journal of Phycology 12: 255-261, 9 figs, 1 table.
Sheridan, R.P. (1973). Hydrogen sulfide production by Synechococcus lividus Y52-S1. Journal of Phycology 9: 437-445, 7 figs, 5 tables.

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