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Microcystis aeruginosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Subkingdom: Eubacteria
Phylum: Cyanobacteria
Order: Stigonematales
Geitler 1925

Stigonematales is the order of cyanobacteria that includes filamentous strains that produce hormogonia and exhibit true branching. Under the more recent classification system devised by Rippka et al., these strains are listed under section V [1].


Schneegurt, Mark. "Taxonomy". Retrieved 2007-04-22. 

Rippka, R.; J. Deruelles, J. B. Waterbury, M. Herdman and R. Y. Stanier (1979). "Generic assignments, strain histories and properties of pure cultures of cyanobacteria". Journal of General Microbiology 111: 1–61. doi:10.1099/00221287-111-1-1.