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Ophiocytium parvulum (Perty) A.Braun

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

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Ophiocytium parvulum (Perty) A.Braun
Stacked BF images. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.. 06 Sep 2010. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

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Ophiocytium parvulum (Perty) A.Braun Stacked BF images. Yardley Chase, Northamptonshire, UK.
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Publication details
Ophiocytium parvulum (Perty) A.Braun 1855: 55

Published in: Braun, A. (1855). Algarum unicellularium genera nova et minus cognita praemissis observationibus de algis unicellularibus in genere. pp. [1]-114, 6 pls. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: apud W. Engelmann.
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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
Brochidium parvulum Perty

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Brochidium parvulum Perty 1849

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.

Wang Quanxi [Wang, Q.X.] (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus XI Xanthophyta. pp. [1-6] i-xvii, 1-129 [130], 99 figs. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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