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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalothrix confervicola C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault, 1886 
AphiaID: 608242

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 editorNostocophycideae (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorNostocales (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRivulariaceae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalothrix (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalothrix confervicola (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalothrix C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault, 1886
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalothrix confervicola C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault, 1886
Synonymised
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  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorConferva confervicola Dillwyn, 1802 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLeibleinia confervicola (Dillwyn) Endlicher, 1843 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLyngbya confervicola (Dillwyn) Rabenhorst, 1847 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOscillatoria confervicola (Dillwyn) C.Agardh, 1812 (synonym)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOscillatoriella confervicola (Dillwyn) Gaillon, 1833 (synonym)
Sources  basis of record Silva, C., P. Basson & R. Moe (1996). Catalogue of the Benthic Marine Algae of the Indian Ocean. Volume 79 of University of California Publications in Botany (ISBN 0-520-09810-2)., available online at http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/s0967026297221268 [details]

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 Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalothrix confervicola var. mediterranea Bornet & Flahault, 1886
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCalothrix confervicola var. purpurea Bornet & Flahault, 1886
Environment marine
Distribution 
From other sources
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
Mozambique
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMozambique [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Maine [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth West Atlantic [details]
Republic of Mauritius
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorMauritius [details]
South Africa
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSouth Africa (country) [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPublished in AlgaeBase Logo AlgaeBase 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (157 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
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:100643 [details]

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Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDiet phytosynthetic based on chlorophyll a [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution geographic region not obtained; recorded as being found in the Bay of Fundy [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHabitat grow in the intertidal zone, in mats or crusts on rocks [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPredators marine microorganisms and animal larvae [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorRemark Drouet (1973: 163--164) chose a specimen in OXF as the lectotype of this species and assigned it to
Calothrix crustacea Thuret. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorReproduction Reproduction by random trichome breakage; some germinate from akinetes; form hormogonia distinguishable from mature trichomes by absence of heterocysts and one or more of the following characters [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTaxonomy this genus includes heterocystous, nitrogen-fixing forms that can have highly plastic growth forms depending on the environment [details]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:608242
Taxonomic
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Date   action   by
2012-09-03 10:56:51Z  created  Guiry, Michael D.
2015-06-26 12:00:51Z  changed  Guiry, Michael D.
  
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  Citation: Guiry, Michael D. (2015). Calothrix confervicola C.Agardh ex Bornet & Flahault, 1886. 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=608242 on 2016-09-25
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