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Oscillatoria rubescens De Candolle ex Gomont

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Oscillatoriaceae
Genus Oscillatoria

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Oscillatoria rubescens De Candolle ex Gomont
Bloom in water reservoir in Sicily in winter 2006. Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it). © Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it).

 

Callithamnion colensoi Harvey

Planktothrix rubescens (De Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek Bloom in water reservoir in Sicily in winter 2006
© Rossella Barone (rossella.barone@unipa.it)

Publication details
Oscillatoria rubescens De Candolle ex Gomont 1892: 204, pl. VI/6: figs 6, 7

Published in: Gomont, M. (1892 '1893'). Monographie des Oscillariées (Nostocacées Homocystées). Deuxième partie. - Lyngbyées. Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique, Série 7 16: 91-264, pls 1-7.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Oscillatoria is Oscillatoria princeps Vaucher ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Planktothrix rubescens (De Candolle ex Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Switzerland: Laks Morat (Silva 1996-to date).

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Source of current name
Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Key references
Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Suda, S., Watanabe, M., Otsuka, S., Mahakahant, A., Yongmanitchai, W., Nopartnaraporn, N., Liu, Y. & Day, J.G. (2002). Taxonomic revision of water-bloom-forming species of oscillatorioid cyanobacteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 1577-1595.

Whitton, B.A. (2002). Phylum Cyanophyta (Cyanobacteria). In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 25-122. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Culture Centre for Algae and Protozoa (CCAP) cultures
Strain Number 1459/14 Oscillatoria rubescens De Candolle ex Gomont
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Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 May 2014 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.)

Feuillade, J., Feuillade, M. & Blanc, P. (1990). Alkaline phosphatase activity fluctuations and associated factors in a eutrophic lake dominated by Oscillatoria rubescens. Hydrobiologia 207(NOV): 233-240.
Feuillade, M., Feuillade, J. & Fiala, V. (1990). The effect of light on the release of organic compounds by the cyanobacterium Oscillatoria rubescens. Aquat Sci 52(4): 345-359.
Konopka, A. (1982). Buoyancy regulation and vertical migration by Oscillatoria rubescens in Crooked Lake, Indiana. British Phycological Journal 17: 427-442, 8 figs, 5 tables.
Meffert, M.E. & Schwabe, G.H. (1970). Zur Bestimmung einer roten Oscillatoria -ein Beitrag zur Variabilität von Oscillatoria rubescens D.C.. Schweiz. Z. Hydrol. 32: 76-87.

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