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Oscillatoria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Schrank 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 paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Schrank ex Gomont
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 1000x, DIC. 19 Mar 2011. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Oscillatoria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Schrank ex Gomont
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; Ferry Terminal; x400; colony girdle view. 20 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Oscillatoria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Schrank ex Gomont
Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC. 23 Feb 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Bacillaria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) T.Marsson Silverdale, Washington, USA; Waterfront Park, 400x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Oscillatoria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) Schrank ex Gomont 1892: 239

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 Bacillaria paxillifera (O.F.Müller) T.Marsson

Basionym
Vibrio paxillifer O.F.Müller

Type information
Type locality: In Ulva latissima copiose, hinc marinis [Vester Port at the timberyards, Copenhagen, the western gate in the wall and waterbody once surrounding the city of Copenhagen close to Tivoli, according to Jahn & Schmid 2007] (Müller 1786: 54). Lectotype: Avedøre Holme , Distr. 45a [a salt marsh just south of Copenhagen in 1964; now an industrialized area], T. Christensen 9554, 20.ix.1964 (epitype) T. Christensen; 20 September 1964 ; As described by Müller (1782): "lives on the dark green, broad seaweed, Ulva latissima, at the seashore.". C slide AT-2387 (Jahn & Schmid, 2007: 297). Notes: Jahn & Schmid (2007) designated as lectotype O.F. Müller's original drawing in 1782, his figs 2, 3, which is the same as pl. VII: figs 3, 4 in his 1786 publication (Jahn & Schmid, 2007: fig. 1).

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

General environment
This is a marine/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.

Source of current name
Marsson, T. (1901). Diatomaceen von Neu-Vorpommern, Rügen und Usedom. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Mikroskopie und Klinische Chemie 6: 253-268.

Key references
Schrank, F.von P. (1823). Uber die Oscillatorien. Nova Acta Physico-Medica academiae caesareae leopoldino-carolinae curiosorum exhibentia ephemerides sive observationes historias et experimenta. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlichen Leopoldinisch-Carolinischen Akademie der Naturforscher 11(2): 523-540.

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