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Oocystis solitaria Wittrock

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Trebouxiophyceae
Order Chlorellales
Family Oocystaceae
Genus Oocystis

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Oocystis solitaria Wittrock
Showing autospores. Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK. 15 Nov 2017. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter'at'6cvw.freeuk.com.

Oocystis solitaria Wittrock
Glen Lethnot, Angus, Scotland. In Sphagnum.. 26 Aug 2009. © C.F.Carter(chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

 

Eunotia crista-galli Cleve

Oocystis solitaria Wittrock Showing autospores. Collected by Jo Wilbraham, Thursley Common, Kent, UK

Publication details
Oocystis solitaria Wittrock in Wittrock & Nordstedt 1879: 24, figs 1-5

Published in: [Wittrock, V.B. & Nordstedt, C.F.O.] (1879). Literatur-öfversigt [Literature review]. Algae aquae dulcis exsiccatae praecipue Scandinavicae quas adjectis algis marinis chlorophyllaceis et phycochromaceis.... Botaniska Notiser 1879(1): 20-27.

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 Neglectella solitaria (Wittrock) Stenclová & Kastovsky

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), alone, by itself, solitary (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: Sweden: Källstorp (Silva 1996-to date).

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Oocystis solitaria Wittrock)
Arctic: Ellesmere Island (Croasdale 1973).

Europe: Baltic Sea (Hällfors 2004), Black Sea (BSPC Editorial Board 2014), Britain (John & Tsarenko 2002, Whitton et al. 2003, John, Whitton & Brook 2011), Georgia (Barinova et al. 2011, Barinova & Kukhaleishvili 2014), Germany (Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2014, Täuscher 2016), Netherlands (Veen et al. 2015), Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Russia (Europe) (Patova & Demina 2007), Slovakia (Hindák & Hindáková 2016), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas & Gallardo 1986, Aboal 1988b, Aboal 1989, Fanés Treviño, Comas González & Sánchez Castillo 2009), Sweden (Skuja 1948), Turkey (Europe) (Aysel 2005).

North America: Arkansas (Smith 2010), Great Lakes (Prescott 1962), Northwest Territories (Sheath & Steinman 1982), Québec (Poulin, Hamilton & Proulx 1995).

Caribbean Islands: Cuba (Comas González 2009).

South America: Argentina (Tell 1985), Brazil (Menezes 2010, Ramos et al. 2015).

Africa: Egypt (Nassar & Khairy 2014, Nassar & Kham 2014), Sudan (Reinhold 1937), Zimbabwe (Rich 1935).

South-west Asia: Bangladesh (Ahmed et al. 2008), India (Gupta 2012), Iraq (Maulood et al. 2013), Pakistan (Hussain et al. 2010).

Asia: China (Hu & Wei 2006), Nepal (Hirano 1969), Russia (Far East) (Medvedeva & Nikulina 2014), Taiwan (Shao 2003-2014, Shao 2003-2014), Tajikistan (Barinova, Boboev & Hisoriev 2016, Barinova & Niyatbekov 2018), Turkey (Asia) (Varol & Sen 2014).

Australia and New Zealand: New South Wales (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000), Victoria (Day et al. 1995, Ling & Tyler 2000).

Source of current name
Stenclová, L., Fucíková, K., Kastovsky, J. & Pazoutová, M. (2017). Molecular and morphological delimitation and generic classification of the family Oocystaceae (Trebouxiophyceae, Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 53(6): 1263-1282.

Key references
Day, S.A., Wickham, R.P., Entwisle, T.J. & Tyler, P.A. (1995). Bibliographic check-list of non-marine algae in Australia. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series 4: i-vii, 1-276.

Fritsch, F.E. (1912). Freshwater algae collected in the South Orkneys by Mr. R. N. Rudmose Brown, B.Sc. of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-04. Journal of the Linnean Society of London Botany 40: 293-338.

Hu, H. & Wei, Y. (2006). The freshwater algae of China. Systematics, taxonomy and ecology. pp. [4 pls of 16 figs], [i-iv], i-xv, 1-1023. China: www.sciencep.com.

Korshikov, A.A. (1953). Viznachnik prisnovodnihk vodorostey Ukrainsykoi RSR [Vyp] V. Pidklas Protokokovi (Protococcineae). Bakuol'ni (Vacuolales) ta Protokokovi (Protococcales) [The Freshwater Algae of the Ukrainian SSR. V. Sub-Class Protococcineae. Vacuolales and Protococcales]. pp. 1-439. Kyjv [Kiev]: Akad. NAUK URSR.

Ramos, G.J.P., Bicudo, C.E. de M. & Moura, C.W. do N. (2015). Trebouxiophyceae (Chlorophyta) from Marimbus Wetlands, Chapada Diamantina, Bahia, Brazil. Iheringia Série Botanica 70(1): 57-72.

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.

Tsarenko, P.M. (2011). Trebouxiophyceae. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 3: Chlorophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 61-108. Ruggell: A.R.A. Gantner Verlag K.-G..

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