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Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Ochrophyta
Class Xanthophyceae
Order Mischococcales
Family Ophiocytiaceae
Genus Ophiocytium

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Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar
Collected by Howard Matcham, pond at Maudlin nr Chichester, UK. 26 Apr 2015. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar
BF image. Collected by Howard matcham from a pond near Chichester, UK.. 26 Apr 2014. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com) C.F.Carter (chris,carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com C.F.Carter (chris.carter'at'6cvw,freeuk.com.

Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar
Garden pond, Solihull, UK. BF Image.. 16 Apr 2011. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar
Bainbridge Island, Washington USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 27 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 400x, DIC. 27 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 27 Apr 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Lithophyllum macrocarpum f. intermedium (Foslie) Foslie

Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar Garden pond, Solihull, UK. BF Image.
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Ophiocytium arbuscula (A.Braun ex Kützing) Sande Lacoste & Suringar 1861: 263

Published in: Sande Lacoste, C.M. van der & Suringar, W.F.R. (1861). Nieuw beschrevene en voor onze flora nieuwe zoetwater-wieren, verzameld in Drenthe, 9-20 Julij 1859. Nederlandsch Kruidkundig Archief. Verslagen en Mededelingen der Nederlandsche Botanische Vereeniging 5(2): 262-290, 1 pl [sine numero].

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ophiocytium is Ophiocytium apiculatum Nägeli.

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

Basionym
Sciadium arbuscula A.Braun ex Kützing

Origin of species name
Noun (Latin), A small tree; little tree (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Sciadium arbuscula A.Braun ex Kützing 1849

Nomenclatural notes
Combination frequently attributed to Rabenhorst. The epithet is a noun in apposition and is not delcinable. - (23 Jul 2018) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Dillard, G.E. (2007). Freshwater algae of the southeastern United States Part 8. Chrysophyceae, Xanthophyceae, Cryptophyceae and Dinophyceae. Bibliotheca Phycologica 112: [i-vi], 1-127, 22 pls.

Ettl, H. (1978). Xanthophyceae. In: Süsswasserflora von Mitteleurope. Begründer von A. Pascher. Band 3, Teil 1. (Ettl, H., Gerloff, J & Heynig, H. Eds), pp. [i]-xiv, [1]-530. Jena: VEB Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

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.

Johnson, L.R. (2011). Phylum Xanthophyta (Tribophyta) (Yellow-green algae). Orders Botrydiales, Mischococcales, Rhizochloridales, Tribonematales. 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. 318-335. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Pascher, A. (1939). Heterokonten. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 11 Teil 6, pp. 833-1092, [iii-x]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

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References
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Heyward, J. (1932). Two species of Ophiocytium in Victoria - O. terrestre, n. sp., and O. arbuscula Rabenh. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria, New Series 45(2): 165-171.

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