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Oocystis lacustris Chodat

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Chlorellales
Family Oocystaceae
Genus Oocystis

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Oocystis lacustris Chodat
Pitsford Water, Northampton, UK. 18 Oct 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter at 6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocystis lacustris Chodat
Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.. 18 Jul 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Caulerpa mexicana f. laxior (Weber Bosse) W.R.Taylor

Oocystis lacustris Chodat Pitsford Water SSSI, Northamptonshire, UK.
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Publication details
Oocystis lacustris Chodat 1897: 119

Published in: Chodat, R. (1897). Algues pélagiques nouvelles. Bulletin de l'Herbier Boissier 5: 119-120.
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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
Adjective (Latin), inhabiting lakes (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oocystella lacustris (Chodat) Hindák

Nomenclatural notes
Chodat (1897: 119) refers to plates in another publication. - (12 Aug 2015) - M.D. Guiry

Habitat notes
In moderately nutrient-rich (mesotrophic) lakes where it occurs in the plankton or amongst moss and associated with other surfaces (John & Tsarenko 2002). - (7 Jul 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Syntype localities: "Assez répandu dans le lac de Genève, d'Annecy, etc." (Chodat 1897: 120).

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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.

Fritsch, F.E. (1912). Freshwater algae collected in the South Orkneys by Mr. R. N. Rudmose Brown, B.Sc. of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-04. Journal of the Linnean Society of London Botany 40: 293-338.

Hindák, F. (1980). Studies on the chlorococcal algae (Chlorophyceae). II. Biologicke Práce 26: 1-195.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

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).

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2015). Trebouxiophyceae (Chlorophyta) from Marimbus Wetlands, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil. Iheringia Série Botanica 70(1): 57-72.

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..

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