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Microcystis botrys Teiling 1942

Publication details
Microcystis botrys Teiling 1942: 63, fig. 7 (as 'Botrys' )

Published in: Teiling, E. (1942). Schwedische Planktonalgen 3. Neue oder wenig bekannte Formen. Botaniska Notiser 1942: 63-68.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Microcystis is Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing.

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

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

Usage notes
Harmful species

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Hallegraeff, G.M., Anderson, D.M. & Cembella, A.D., Eds (2003). Manual on harmful marine microalgae. Paris: UNESCO.

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.

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.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

Tandon, R,, Kesarwani, S., Mishra,A.,Dikshit, A. & Tiwari, G.L. (2016). Genus Microcystis Kuetzing ex Lemmermann (Chroococcales, Cyanoprokaryota) from India. Phykos 46(2): 4-13, 4 pls.

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