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Oocystis nodulosa West & G.S.West

Publication details
Oocystis nodulosa West & G.S.West 1894: 15, pl. II [2]: fig. 31

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1894). New British freshwater algae. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society 1894: 1-17.
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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 A (Latin), with swellings, noduled, nodular, or with small nodules.

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

Taxonomic notes
"Doubtful species" (Tsarenko & John 2011: 495). - (6 Feb 2015) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Cromagloun [near Killarney], Co. Kerry, Ireland (West & West 1894: 15).

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Key references
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.

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