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Chroococcus planctonicus Bethge 1935

Publication details
Chroococcus planctonicus Bethge 1935: 265, fig. 1

Published in: Bethge, H. (1935). Chroococcus planctonicus, eine neue planktonische Cyanophycee. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 53: 265-269.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chroococcus is Chroococcus rufescens (Kützing) Nägeli.

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

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), planktonic.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Potsdam, Germany (Bethge 1935: 265).

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Key references
Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1938). Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers. Systematik und Biologie. 1. Teil. Blaualgen. Bakterien. Pilze. In: Die Binnengewässer. Einzeldarstellungen aus der Limnologie und ihren Nachbargebieten Band 16, 1 . Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. 1-342. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.

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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References
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Bethge, H. (1935). Chroococcus planctonicus, eine neue planktonische Cyanophycee. Berichte der deutsche botanischen Gesellschaft 53: 265-269.

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