Rivulariaceae

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Rivulariaceae
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Gloeotrichia echinulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Bacteria
Subkingdom: Eubacteria
Phylum: Cyanobacteria
Class: Cyanophyceae
Order: Nostocales
Family: Rivulariaceae
Kützing ex Bornet & Flahault
Genera[1]

Rivulariaceae is a family of cyanobacteria within Nostocales in which the filaments (trichomes) are tapered from wider at the base to narrower at the tip.[2]

The type species is Rivularia haematites (Dc) C. A. Agardh.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Komárek J, Kaštovský J, Mareš J, Johansen JR (2014). "Taxonomic classification of cyanoprokaryotes (cyanobacterial genera) 2014, using a polyphasic approach" (PDF). Preslia 86: 295–335. 
  2. ^ Guiry, Michael D. (2014). Rivulariaceae Frank, 1886. In: Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. (2014). AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway (taxonomic information republished from AlgaeBase with permission of M.D. Guiry). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=146651 on 2014-12-09
  3. ^ [1]

External links[edit]

Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2008). "Rivulariaceae". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway.