BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)

CYANOBACTERIA Stanier ex Cavalier-Smith, 2002 (cyanobacteria, blue-green "algae", chloroplasts)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

algaebase: algaebase
Kreutz, M. & Foissner, W., 2006 The Sphagnum Ponds of Simmelreid in Germany: a biodiversity hot-spot for microscopic organisms

Freshwater and Terrestrial

Belcher, H. & Swale, E., 1976 A Beginner's Guide to Freshwater Algae
Image Archive / The Hilda Canter-Lund Collection: Image Archive / The Hilda Canter-Lund Collection
AlgaTerra Information System: AlgaTerra Information System
John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J., 2002 The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles
Pentecost, A., 1984 Introduction to Freshwater Algae
Prescott, G.W., 1979 How To Know the Freshwater Algae
West, G.S. & Fritsch, F.E., 1932 A Treatise on the Freshwater Algae
West, G.S., 1904 A Treatise on the British Freshwater Algae
AlgaeVision: Virtual Collection of UK Freshwater Algae and Habitats: AlgaeVision: Virtual Collection of UK Freshwater Algae and Habitats
Belcher, H. & Swale, E., 1979 An Illustrated Guide to River Phytoplankton


van Vuuren, S.J., Taylor, J., Gerber, A. & van Ginkel, C., 2006 Easy identification of the most common freshwater algae. A guide for the identification of microscopic algae in South African freshwaters.


Jones, W.E., 1962 A Key to the genera of British Seaweeds
Newton, L, 1931 A Handbook of the British Seaweeds

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 12 general literature references to CYANOBACTERIA (cyanobacteria, blue-green "algae", chloroplasts)

CYANOBACTERIA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(bacteria, mitochondria, blue-green algae)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 15 feeding and other relationships of CYANOBACTERIA (cyanobacteria, blue-green "algae", chloroplasts)

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