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Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont 1892

Classification:
Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Oscillatoriales
Family Oscillatoriaceae
Genus Oscillatoria

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Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont
USA; 1000x, DIC, Dr. Barry H. Rosen USGS. 26 May 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont
USA; 400x, DIC, Dr. Barry H. Rosen USGS. 26 May 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont
USA; 1000x, DIC, Dr. Barry H. Rosen USGS. 26 May 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont
USA; 1000x, DIC, Dr. Barry H. Rosen UGSG. 26 May 2012. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 02 Aug 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; pond, 1000x, DIC. 02 Aug 2009. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont
Renton, Washington, USA; golf course, 400x, DIC. 13 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont USA; 400x, DIC, Dr. Barry H. Rosen USGS
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Publication details
Oscillatoria limosa C.Agardh ex Gomont 1892: 210, pl. VI/6: fig. 13

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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Publication date: 1 January 1892

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Oscillatoria is Oscillatoria princeps Vaucher ex Gomont.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Heterotypic Synonym(s)
Conferva limosa Dillwyn 1802
Oscillatoriella limosa (Dillwyn) Gaillon 1833
Oscillatoria tenuis var. limosa (Dillwyn) Kirchner ex Forti 1907
Phormidium limosum (Dillwyn) P.C.Silva 1996

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
Agardh, C.A. (1812). Dispositio algarum Sueciae, quam publico examini subjiciunt Carl Adolph Agardh...& Elias Magnus Fries, Smolandus. Die [in handwriting:] xv maji [original April date deleted] mdcccxii. p. iii. h, et l.s. Pars 3. pp. [i], 27-34. Lundae: Litteris Berlingianis.

Chu Hoajan [Chu, H.J.] et al. (2007). Flora algarum sinicarum aquae dulcis Tomus IX Cyanophyta Hormogonophyceae. pp. [1-8], i-xviii, 1-312, incl. pls I-CIX. Beijing: Science Press.

Cvijan, M. & Blazencic, J. (1996). Flora algi Srbije. Tom 1. Cyanophyta. pp. [i]-vi, [4], [1]-290, 204 figs. Beograd: Naucna knjiga. [in Serbian]

Hirose, H., Yamagishi, T. & Akiyama, M. (1977). Illustrations of the Japanese fresh-water algae. pp. [8 col. pls], [1]-933, 244 pls in text. Tokyo: Uchida Rokakuho Publishing Co., Ltd. [in Japanese]

McGregor, G.B. (2007). Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota of North-Eastern Australia 1: Oscillatoriales. Flora of Australia Supplementary Series Number 24. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-123, 17 figs, 14 pls. Canberra: Australia Biological Resources Study.

Pankow, H. (1976). Algenflora der Ostsee. II. Plankton (einschliesslich benthischer Kieselalgen). pp. 1-493, 880 figs, 26 pls. Jena: Gustav Fischer.

Park, J.-G. (2012). Algal flora of Korea. Volume 5, Number 1. Cyanophyta: Cyanophyceae; Chlrococcales, Oscillatoriales Freshwater Cyanoprokaryota I. pp. [1-6], 1-71, figs 1-101. Incheon: National Institute of Biological Resources.

Skuja, H. (1956). Taxonomische und biologische Studien über das Phytoplankton schwedischer Binnengewässer. Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis, Series IV 16(3): 1-404, + 63 pls.

Soylu, E.N. & Gönülol, A. (2006). Seasonal variation in the diversity, species richness and composition of the phytoplankton assemblages in a shallow lake. Cryptogamie, Algologie 27: 85-101.

Vilalta, E. & Sabater, S. (2005). Structural heterogeneity in cyanobacterial mats is associated with geosmin production in rivers. Phycologia 44: 678-684.

Whitton, B.A. (2011). Cyanobacteria (Cyanophyta). 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. 31-158. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Xia Bangmei [Xia, B.-M.] (2017). Flora algarum marinarum sinicarum Tomus I Cyanophyta. pp. [1-8], i-xix, 1-176, pls I-IV. Beijing: Science Press. [in Chinese]

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References
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Bafford, R.A., Seagull, R.W., Chung, S.-Y. & Millie, D.F. (1993). Note: Intracellular localization of the taste/odor metabolite 2-methylisoborneol in Oscillatoria limosa (Cyanophyta). Journal of Phycology 29: 91 -95, 3 figs.
Sournia, A. (1976). Ecologie et productivité d'une Cyanophycée en milieu corallien: Oscillatoria limosa Agardh. Phycologia 15: 363-366, 1 table.

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