Microcystis parasitica Kützing 1843

Publication Details
Microcystis parasitica Kützing 1843: 170

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1843). Phycologia generalis oder Anatomie, Physiologie und Systemkunde der Tange. Mit 80 farbig gedruckten Tafeln, gezeichnet und gravirt vom Verfasser. pp. [part 1]: [i]-xxxii, [1]-142, [part 2:] 143-458, 1, err.], pls 1-80. Leipzig: F.A. Brockhaus.

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Publication date: 14-16 Sep 1843

Type Species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Microcystis is Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Aphanocapsa parasitica (Kützing) Komárek & Anagnostidis.

Type Information
Type locality: Not given.; (Kützing 1843: 170)

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

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 08 July 2002 by Elizabeth Moran.

Last updated: 29 August 2019

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 29 August 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 31 January 2023

 
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