Back Cyanospira capsulata PCC9502
Last update: 2015-12-31

Strain ID:

Cyanospira capsulata PCC9502

Strain Other ID:


Strain Co-ident:

Mag I 504

Strain Category:

T, R

Strain Addiction:


Habitat Notes:

Alkaline lake


Aquatic, Saline

16S Acc Nbr:

not (yet) available



Tax Komarek Ord Fam:

Nostocales / Aphanizomenonaceae

Tax Status Genus:

1, 16S-Type

Tax AlgaeBase Ord Fam:

Nostocales / Aphanizomenonaceae

Tax Status AlgaeBase:

Genus name invalid; Proposed conservation of the name (Jurán et al. 2015)

Tax AlgaeBase Holotype:

This is the Type strain of Cyanospira capsulata Florenzano, Sili, Pelosi & Vincenzini in Jurán et al.

Tax Bergeys:


Phylog This Work:

not included

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Phylog Schirrmeister:


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Metadata Shih:



Florenzano, G., et al. (1985). Cyanospira rippkae and Cyanospira capsulata (gen. nov. and spp. nov.): new filamentous heterocystous cyanobacteria from Magadi lake (Kenya). Archives of Microbiology 140(4), 301-306.; 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; Iteman, I., et al. (2002). rDNA analyses of planktonic heterocystous cyanobacteria, including members of the genera Anabaenopsis and Cyanospira. Microbiology 148(2), 481-496.; Sili, C., Mascalchi, C., & Ventura, S. (2011). Evolutionary differentiation of the sister cyanobacterial genera Cyanospira Florenzano, Sili, Pelosi et Vincenzini and Anabaenopsis (Woloszynska) Miller in response to extreme life conditions. Fottea 11, 107-117.; Jurán, J., et al. (2015). Proposal to conserve the name Cyanospira G. Florenz. & al.(Cyanophyceae) against Cyanospira Chodat (Euglenophyceae). Taxon 64(4), 845-846.



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