Microcystis elachista (West & G.S.West) Starmach 1966

Publication Details
Microcystis elachista (West & G.S.West) Starmach 1966: 132

Published in: Starmach, K. (1966). Cyanophyta-Sinice. Glaucophyta-Glaukofity. In: Flora slodkowodna Polski. Tom 2. (Starmach, K. Eds), pp. 807. Warszawa: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe.

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 elachista West & G.S.West.

Basionym
Aphanocapsa elachista West & G.S.West

Type Information
Type locality: Dominica; (West & West 1894: 276)

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 21 February 2001 by Sandy Lawson.

Last updated: 31 August 2020

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 31 August 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 02 October 2022

 
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