Back Prochloron didemni [no strain code assigned]
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Strain ID:

Prochloron didemni [no strain code assigned]

Strain Other ID:


Strain Co-ident:


Strain Category:

t, r

Strain Addiction:


Habitat Notes:

Marine, Obligate symbiont


Aquatic, Saline

16S Acc Nbr:




Tax Komarek Ord Fam:

Synechococcales / Prochloraceae

Tax Status Genus:

1, 3, 16S-Type

Tax AlgaeBase Ord Fam:

Synechococcales / Prochloraceae

Tax Status AlgaeBase:

Currently accepted taxonomically

Tax AlgaeBase Holotype:

Prochloron didemni R.A.Lewin ex L.Hoffmann & W.Greuter

Tax Bergeys:

[I/XII/single cluster]

Phylog This Work:

C: 19

Subset Condens Tree:


Phylog Rdp Classifier:

Family IX; 62%; GpIX; 62%

Phylog Shih:


Phylog Howard Azzeh:


Phylog Schirrmeister:


Phylog Picocyano:


Metadata Shih:



Lewin, R. A. (1975). A marine Synechocystis (Cyanophyta, Chroococcales) epizoic on ascidians. Phycologia 14(3), 153-160.; Lewin, R. A. (1977). Prochloron, type genus of the Prochlorophyta. Phycologia 16, 217.; Urbach, E., Robertson, D. L., & Chisholm, S. W. (1992) Multiple evolutionary origins of prochlorophytes within the cyanobacterial radiation. Nature 355, 267-270.; Hoffmann, L. & Greuter, W. (1993). Validation of Prochloron didemni (Cyanophyta) and nomenclatural discussion of correlated names at the higher ranks. Taxon 42, 641-645.; Boone, D. R., Castenholz, R. W., & Garrity, G. M., (Eds) (2001). Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, 2nd edn, vol. 1, The Archaea and the deeply branching and phototrophic bacteria. New York, Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer

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