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Myxosarcina amethystina J.J.Copeland 1936

Publication details
Myxosarcina amethystina J.J.Copeland 1936: 69, fig. 31

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 Myxosarcina is Myxosarcina concinna Printz.

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

Type information
Type locality: Yellowstone National Park, USA (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 427). Type: Thermal springs. (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 427).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), violet-coloured.

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
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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