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Oocystis natans var. major G.M.Smith

Publication details
Oocystis natans var. major G.M.Smith 1918: 630

Published in: Smith, G.M. (1918). A second list of algae found in Wisconsin lakes. Transactions of the Wisconsin Acadademy of Science, Arts and Letters 19: 614-654.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oocystis is Oocystis naegelii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), swimming, floating on or under the surface of the water (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Oocystis natans var. major G.M.Smith)
North America: Great Lakes (Prescott 1962).

Key references
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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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 July 2019.

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