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Oocystis minuta Guillard, Bold & MacEntee

Publication details
Oocystis minuta Guillard, Bold & MacEntee 1975: 21, 22, figs 17-20

Published in: Guillard, R.R.L., Bold, H.C. & MacEntee, F.J. (1975). Four new unicellular chlorophycean algae fron mixohaline habitats. Phycologia 14: 13-24, 26 figs, 3 tables.
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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 Ecdysichlamys minuta (Guillard, Bold & MacEntee) Komárek & Comas

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a brackish species.

Type information
Type locality: Oyster Pond, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts (Guillard, Bold & MacEntee 1975: 14, 22). Type: R. Guillard; 6 June 1956; F (Guillard, Bold & MacEntee 1975: 14, 22). Notes: Clone 1-15. Culture in Culture Collection of Algae, Indiana Univ.

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Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Comas, A. (1984). The genus Ecdysichlamys (Chlorellales). Preslia 56: 13-28.

Key references
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).

Created: 11 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 31 December 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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Watanabe, S. (1978). Oocystis minuta (Chlorococcales) and its new variety from Japanese soils. Journal of Japanese Botany 53(1): 15-19, 8 fig.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 February 2020.

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