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Myxosarcina rubra (N.L.Gardner) Bourrelly 1970

Publication details
Myxosarcina rubra (N.L.Gardner) Bourrelly 1970

Published in: Bourrelly, P. (1970). Les algues d'eau douce. Initiation à la systématique. Tome III: Les Algues bleues et rouges. Les Eugléniens, Peridiniens et Cryptomonadines. pp. 1-512, 5 figs, 138 plates. Paris: Boubée & Cie.

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.

Basionym
Endospora rubra N.L.Gardner

Type information
Type locality: Porto Rico (Komárek & Anagnostidis 1999: 316).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), red (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Endospora rubra N.L.Gardner 1927

Taxonomic notes
Komárek & Anagnostidis (1999: 427) notes this species is possibly of the genus Cyanosarcina

General environment
This is a terrestrial 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.

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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