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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing, 1846 
AphiaID: 146558

Classification: Biota > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBacteria (Kingdom) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGracilicutes (Subkingdom) > Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCyanobacteria (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyanophyceae (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOscillatoriophycideae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChroococcales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis aeruginosa (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis Lemmermann, 1907
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicraloa aeruginosa Kützing, 1833
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnacystis cyanea (Kützing) F.E.Drouet & W.A.Daily, 1952
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrocystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Henfrey, 1856 (Synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorClathrocystis aeruginosa var. major Unknown authority (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDiplocystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Trevisan, 1848
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicraloa aeruginosa Kützing, 1833 (Basionym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis aeruginosa f. aeruginosa Kützing (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPalmella cyanea Kützing, 1843
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPolycystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing, 1849 (Synonym)
Sources  basis of record Algaebase, available online at http://www.algaebase.org [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editornätvattenblom  [details]
Direct child
taxa (4)

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis aeruginosa var. elongata C.B.Rao, 1937

Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis aeruginosa f. aeruginosa Kützing accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing, 1846
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis aeruginosa f. flos-aquae (Wittrock) Elenkin, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis flosaquae (Wittrock) Kirchner, 1898
Forma Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis aeruginosa f. viridis (A.Braun) Elenkin, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMicrocystis viridis (A.Braun) Lemmermann, 1903
Environment marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
Distribution 
From other sources
Belgium
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNieuwpoort [details]
Sweden
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSwedish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlanktonNet Image 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (1 barcode) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (129 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Dyntaxa 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (559 nucleotides; 45603 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From editor or global species database
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLSID urn:lsid:algaebase.org:taxname:54744 [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorHarmful effect Producer of microcystins. In Japan some strains with high amounts of microcystin-YR and small amounts of -LR, other strains mainly -RR. South African strain mainly -LA. [details]
ImageChecked: verified by a taxonomic editor 
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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show all]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:146558
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-01-27 09:58:12Z  created  db_admin
2010-03-17 07:57:32Z  checked  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Microcystis aeruginosa (Kützing) Kützing, 1846. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2016). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146558 on 2016-06-29
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