Oocystis pyriformis Prescott
Oocystis pyriformis Prescott 1944: 357
Published in: Prescott, G.W. (1944). New species and varieties of Wisconsin algae. Farlowia 1: 347-385.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pear-shaped (Brown 1956).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Komárek, J. & Fott, B. (1983). Chlorophyceae (Grünalgen) Ordnung: Chlorococcales. Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers. In: Das Phytoplankton des Süsswassers (Die Binnengewässer) XVI. (Huber-Pestalozzi, G. Eds), pp. -x, -1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).
Prescott, G.W. (1962). Algae of the Western Great Lakes area. With an illustrated key to the genera of desmids and freshwater diatoms. Revised [Second] edition. pp. [i]-xiii, 1-977. Dubuque, Iowa: Wm. C. Brown Company Publishers 135 South Locust Street.
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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 26 June 2019.