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Chroococcidiopsis, a Cryptoendolithic Cyanobacterium from Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica


Cryptoendolithic microbial communities represent a significant microecosystem in Antarctica. Lichens, fungi and algae are the integral components of this biome. In the present communication a cryptoendolithic cyanobacterium, Chroococcidiopsis is reported from the bed rock of Larsemann Hills, East Antarctica.


Antarctica, Chroococcidiopsis, Cyanobacterium, Larsemann Hills.



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