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Oncobyrsa rivularis (Kützing) Meneghini 1842

Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Oscillatoriophycidae
Order Pleurocapsales
Family Hydrococcaceae
Genus Oncobyrsa


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Oncobyrsa rivularis (Kützing) Meneghini
Abington Meadow, Northampton, UK. 03 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).

Oncobyrsa rivularis (Kützing) Meneghini
Abington Meadow, Northampton, UK. 03 Sep 2009. © C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com).


Sphacelaria sauvageaui Weber Bosse

Hydrococcus rivularis Kützing Abington Meadow, Northampton, UK
© C.F.Carter (chris.carter@6cvw.freeuk.com)

Publication details
Oncobyrsa rivularis (Kützing) Meneghini 1842: 96

Published in: Meneghini, G. (1843). Monographia Nostochinearum italicarum addito specimine de Rivulariis. Memorie della Reale Accademia delle Scienze di Torino, ser. 2 5: 1-143, pls I-XVII.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oncobyrsa is Oncobyrsa fluviatilis C.Agardh.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Hydrococcus rivularis Kützing

Hydrococcus rivularis Kützing

Type information
Type locality: between Schleusingen and Suhl, Suhl District, Germany (Silva & al. 1996: 21).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), found growing beside brooks.

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

Key references
Fritsch, F.E. (1929). The encrusting algal communities of certain fast-flowing streams. New Phytologist 28: 165-195.

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