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Ophiocytium cuspidatum (Bailey) Rabenhorst

Publication details
Ophiocytium cuspidatum (Bailey) Rabenhorst 1868: 68

Published in: Rabenhorst, L. (1868). Flora europaea algarum aquae dulcis et submarinae. Sectio III. Algae chlorophyllophyceas, melanophyceas et rhodophyceas complectens. pp. i-xx, 1-461, 51 figs. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: Apud Eduardum Kummerum.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ophiocytium is Ophiocytium apiculatum Nägeli.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Spinoclosterium cuspidatum (Bailey) M.Hirano

Basionym
Closterium cuspidatum Bailey

Type information
Type locality: "Worden's Pond, Rhode Island, Bailey" [U.S.A.] (Ralfs 1848: 219).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Hirano, M. (1949). Some new or noteworthy desmids from Japan. Acta Phytotaxonomica et Geobotanicanica 14: 1-4.

Key references
Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 May 2019.

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