Ophiocytium apiculatum Nägeli
Ophiocytium apiculatum Nägeli 1849
Published in: Nägeli, C. (1849). Gattungen einzelliger Algen, physiologisch und systematisch bearbeitet. Neue Denkschriften der Allg. Schweizerischen Gesellschaft für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften 10(7): i-viii, 1-139, pls I-VIII.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Ophiocytium.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ending abruptly in a sharp point or apiculum (Stearn 1973).
Ophiothrix apiculata Nägeli ex Kützing 1849
This is a freshwater species.
No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.
Created: 31 August 2004 by Robert Wilkes
Verified by: 14 May 2010 by M.D. Guiry
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 17 June 2019.