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Aphanothece clathrata West & G.S.West

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Chroococcales
Family Aphanothecaceae
Genus Aphanothece

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Aphanothece clathrata West & G.S.West
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 400x, DIC. 21 May 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Aphanothece clathrata West & G.S.West Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Aphanothece clathrata West & G.S.West 1906: 111, pl. 10: figs 9-10

Published in: West, G.S. & West, W. (1906). A comparative study of the plankton of some Irish Loughs. Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 33B: 77-116, pls VI-XI.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Aphanothece is Aphanothece microscopica Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Anathece clathrata (West & G.S.West) Komárek, Kastovsky & Jezberová

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), latticed or pierced with openings like a grating or trellis (Stearn 1973).

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Aphanothece gracilis Schiller 1954

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Ireland: Lough Neagh: Lough Corrib, Galway (Silva 1996-to date). Isotype: UC 795138 (Silva 1996-to date

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Source of current name
Komárek, J., Kastovsky, J. & Jezberová, J. (2011). Phylogenetic and taxonomic delimitation of the cyanobacterial genus Aphanothece and description of Anathece gen. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 46(3): 315-326.

Key references
Chu, H.J. (1991). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus II Chroococcophyceae. pp. [i-vi], i-vi, 1-161, 42 pls. Beijing: Science Press.

Desikachary, T.V. (1959). Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-x, [1]-686, pls 1-139. New Delhi: Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

Joosten, A.M.T. (2006). Flora of the blue-green algae of the Netherlands I The non-filamentous species of inland waters. pp. [1-]5-237. Utrecht: KNNV Publishing.

Komárek, J., Kastovsky, J. & Jezberová, J. (2011). Phylogenetic and taxonomic delimitation of the cyanobacterial genus Aphanothece and description of Anathece gen. nov.. European Journal of Phycology 46(3): 315-326.

McGregor, G. (2013). Freshwater Cyanobacteria from North-Eastern Australia: 2. Chroococcales. Phytotaxa 133: 1-130.

McGregor, G., Fabbro, L.D. & Lobegeiger, J.S. (2007). Freshwater planktic Chroococcales (Cyanoprokaryota) from North-Eastern Australia: a morphological evaluation. Nova Hedwigia 84(3/4): 299-331.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Whitton, B.A. (2002). Phylum Cyanophyta (Cyanobacteria). In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 25-122. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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