Back Trichodesmium erythraeum IMS101
Last update: 2015-12-31

Strain ID:

Trichodesmium erythraeum IMS101

Strain Other ID:


Strain Co-ident:


Strain Category:

R, G

Strain Addiction:


Habitat Notes:

Marine, Open waters


Aquatic, Saline

16S Acc Nbr:




Tax Komarek Ord Fam:

Oscillatoriales / Microcoleaceae

Tax Status Genus:

1, 3 (for both genera)

Tax AlgaeBase Ord Fam:

Oscillatoriales / Microcoleaceae

Tax Status AlgaeBase:

Currently accepted taxonomically

Tax AlgaeBase Holotype:

Trichodesmium erythraeum Ehrenberg ex Gomont

Tax Bergeys:


Phylog This Work:

A: 11

Subset Condens Tree:


Phylog Rdp Classifier:

Family XII; 100%; GpXII; 100%

Phylog Shih:


Phylog Howard Azzeh:


Phylog Schirrmeister:

C2 (Trichodesmium-Oscillatoria)

Phylog Picocyano:


Metadata Shih:



Prufert-Bebout, L., Paerl, H. W., & Lassen, C. (1993). Growth, nitrogen fixation, and spectral attenuation in cultivated Trichodesmium species. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 59, 1367–1375.; 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; Orcutt, K. M., et al. (2002). Characterization of Trichodesmium spp. by genetic techniques. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 68(5), 2236-2245.; Schirrmeister, B. E., Antonelli, A., & Bagheri, H. C. (2011). The origin of multicellularity in cyanobacteria. BMC Evolutionary Biology 11(1), 45.; Shih, P. M., et al. (2013). Improving the coverage of the cyanobacterial phylum using diversity-driven genome sequencing. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(3), 1053-1058.; Howard-Azzeh, M., et al. (2014). Phylogenetic analysis and molecular signatures defining a monophyletic clade of heterocystous cyanobacteria and identifying its closest relatives. Photosynthesis Research 122(2), 171-185.; Walworth, N., et al. (2015). Trichodesmium genome maintains abundant, widespread noncoding DNA in situ, despite oligotrophic lifestyle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112(14), 4251-4256.

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