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Oocardium stratum Nägeli

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Streptophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Charophyta
Class Conjugatophyceae (Zygnematophyceae)
Order Desmidiales
Family Desmidiaceae
Genus Oocardium

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Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Edge of a deposit. Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham. 15 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Cells at edge of a deposit. Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham. 15 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Medium magnification. Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham. 15 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Mainly apical views. Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham. 15 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Sub-surface apical views showing mucilage surround. Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham. 15 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Low magnification showing surface cells. Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham. 15 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Cells at high magnification. Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham. 15 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Acid etched to show mucilage channels.Collected by David John and Jo Wilbraham. 15 Sep 2017. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Innsbruck, Austria; living algae from summer in a tufa stream. 02 Apr 2011. Eugen Rott. © Eugen Rott (Eugen.Rott@uibk.ac.at).

Oocardium stratum Nägeli
Innsbruck, Austria; living algae from summer in a tufa stream. 02 Apr 2011. Eugen Rott. © Eugen Rott (Eugen.Rott@uibk.ac.at).

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Oocardium stratum Nägeli Innsbruck, Austria; living algae from summer in a tufa stream
© Eugen Rott (Eugen.Rott@uibk.ac.at)

Publication details
Oocardium stratum Nägeli 1849: 76, pl. III: A

Published in: Nägeli, C. (1849). Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 10(7): i-viii, 1-139, pls I-VIII.
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Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Oocardium.

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

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

Nomenclatural notes
This name also appeared in Kützing (1849: 196), where it is attributed to Nägeli; this may be the first publication of the name. - (2 Apr 2011) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Brook, A.J., Williamson, D.B. & John, D.M. (2011). Phylum Chlorophyta. Suborder Desmidiineae. 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. 636-741. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kouwets, F.A.C. (1999). A check-list of desmids (Chlorophyta, Zygnemaphyceae) of France. Patrimoines Natureles 41: 1-148.

Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1982). Opredelitel' presnovodnykh vodoroslei SSSR [Key to Freshwater Algae of the USSR. Vol. 11 Part 2.] Zelenye vodorosli. Klass Kon'yugaty. Poryadok Desmidievye. Chlorophyta, Desminiales (2). pp. [1]-619 [620], 163 pls. Leningrad: Nauka Leningradskoe otdelenie. [in Russian]

Palamar-Mordvintseva, G.M. (1986). [Identification manual of the freshwater algae of Ukrainian RSR. Issue VIII Part 2 Dedmidiales]. pp. [1]-317 [318]. Kiev: Nauk. Dumka Press. [in Ukrainian]

Petlovany, O.A. & Tsarenko, P.M. (2015 '2014'). Desmidiales. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-448. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

Senn, G. (1899). Ueber einige coloniebildende einzellige Algen. Botanische Zeitung, Leipzig 57: 39-104, pls II, III.

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 19 July 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.)

Linhart, C. & Schagerl, M. (2015). Seasonal succession of the travertine-formation desmid Oocardium stratum. Journal of Phycology 51(6): 1055-1065.
Pentecost, A. (1991). A new and interesting site for the calcite-encrusted desmid Oocardium stratum Naeg. in the British Isles. British Phycological Journal 26: 297-301, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Rieth, A. (1970). Süßwasser-Algenarten in Einzeldarstellung II. Oocardium stratum nach Material aus Kuba. Kulturpflanze 18: 51-71.
Rott, E., Holzinger, A., Gesierich, D., Kolfer, W. & Sanders, D. (2010). Cell morphology, ultrastructure and calcification pattern of Oocardium stratum, a peculiar lotic desmid. Protoplasma 243: 39-50.
Sanders, D. & Rott, E. (2009). Contrasting styles of calcification by the micro-alga Oocardium stratum Naegeli 1849 (Zygnematophyceae) in two limestone-precipitating spring creeks of the Alps. Austrian Journal of Earth Sciences 102: 34-49.
Schagerl, M. & Wukovits, J. (2014). Cultivation and inorgaic carbon uptake of the rare desmid Oocardium stratum (Conjugatophyceae). Phycologia 53(4): 320-328.
Wallner, J. (1933). Oocardium stratum Naeg., eine wichtige tuffbildende Alge Südbayerns. Planta 20: 287-293.

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