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Oocystis natans (Lemmermann) Lemmermann

Publication details
Oocystis natans (Lemmermann) Lemmermann 1908: 174

Published in: Lemmermann, E. (1908). Algologische Beiträge VI. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde: neue Folge der Forschungsberichte aus der Biologischen Station zu Plön 4: 165-192.

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.

Basionym
Oocystella natans Lemmermann

Origin of species name
Participle (Latin), swimming, floating on or under the surface of the water (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Oocystis lacustris var. natans (Lemmermann) Playfair
Oocystella natans Lemmermann

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

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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