Oncobyrsa rivularis (Kützing)
Hydrococcus rivularis Kützing Abington Meadow, Northampton, UK
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Oncobyrsa rivularis (Kützing) Meneghini 1842: 96
Published in: Meneghini, G. (1843). Monographia Nostochinearum italicarum addito specimine de Rivulariis. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, ser. 2 5: 1-143, pls I-XVII.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrococcus rivularis Kützing
Hydrococcus rivularis Kützing
Type locality: between Schleusingen and Suhl, Suhl District, Germany (Silva, Basson & Moe 1996: 21).
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing beside brooks.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a freshwater species.
Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.
Fritsch, F.E. (1929). The encrusting algal communities of certain fast-flowing streams. New Phytologist 28: 165-195.
Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 09 February 2015 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 20 February 2019.