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Oocystis apiculata West

Publication details
Oocystis apiculata West 1893: 99, pl. 33: figs 7, 8

Published in: West, W. (1893). Notes on Scotch freshwater algae. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 31: 97-104.

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
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Orkney Is.: E. Naylor (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Oocystis apiculata West)
Europe: Britain (John & Tsarenko 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Ireland (Adams 1908), Romania (Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Ukraine (Tsarenko 2011).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985).

South-west Asia: Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995).

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

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. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

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. [1]-x, [1]-1044. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbart'sche Verlangbuchhandlung (Nägele u. Obermiller).

Tsarenko, P.M. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Order Chlorellales. In: The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 475-499. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 21 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Roberts, E., Seagull, R.W., Haigler, C.H. & Brown, R.M., Jr (1982). Alteration of cellulose microfibril formation in eukaryotic cells: calcofluor white interferes with microfibril assembly and orientation in Oocystis apiculata. Protoplasma 113: 1-9.
Robinson, D.G. & White, R.K. (1972). The fine structure of Oocystis apiculata W. West with particular reference to the wall. British Phycological Journal 7: 109-118, 18 figs.

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