Microcoleus lacustris   (Rabenhorst) Farlow  (Cyanobacteria formerly Blue Green Algae)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Bacteria
Phylum:Cyanobacteria
Class: Cyanophyceae
Order:Oscillatoriales
Family:Phormidiaceae

Description
Size: Cells 2-4 μm broad, 3-6 μm long.

Color: Thallus blue green

Sheath colorless, slimy; many trichomes in a bundle; trichomes constricted at cross walls; cells cylindrical; end cells more or less conical.


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Tamil Nadu, Vellar Estuary (Lat: 11.48) (Long: 79.77) INDIA
• Maharashtra, Nalasopara Saltpans INDIA (Record: 10/2002-12/2002)
• Tamil Nadu, Pudukottai, Manamelkudi INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Anand, N; Mohan, E; Hopper, RSS and Subramanian, TD (1986) Taxonomic studies on blue green algae from certain marine environments Seaweed Research and Utilization Seaweed Research and Utilization Association, Marine Fishereies-623 520, Tamil Nadu, India 9(1-2) 49-56 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Velankar, DA and Chaugule, BB (2007) Algae of the saltpans of Nalasopara, Mumbai Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association, Tamil Nadu, India 29(1 & 2) 273-278 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Nedumaran, T and Manokaran, S (2009) Cyanobacterial flora in some salt pans of Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu, India Journal of Phytology 1(3) 169–171 Available at - http://journal-phytology.com/article/view/699/588
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/

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