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Oocystis elliptica var. minor West

Publication details
Oocystis elliptica var. minor West 1895: 82

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1895). A contribution to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Madagascar. Transactions of the Linnean Society of Botany, London 5: 41-90, pls 5-9.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oocystis is Oocystis naegelii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Oocystis elliptica West

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), elliptic, elliptical (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
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).

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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 18 July 2019.

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