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Oocystis polymorpha Groover & Bold

Publication details
Oocystis polymorpha Groover & Bold 1968: 133, figs 1-18

Published in: Groover, R.D. & Bold, H.C. (1968). Phycological notes I. Oocystis polymorpha sp. nov. Southwestern Naturalist 13(2): 129-135, 16 figs.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oocystis is Oocystis naegelii A.Braun.

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

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Type information
Type locality: USA: "Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas" (Groover & Bold 1968: 134). Holotype: F or NY (Groover & Bold 1968: 134). Notes: "Strain HCB-B, the contaminant at Brooks Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas, is designated as the type culture. Transfers of this have been deposited in the Culture Collection of Algae, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana. An herbarium specimen has been deposited in the Chicago Natural History Museum."

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.

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).

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Groover, R.D. & Bold, H.C. (1968). Phycological notes I. Oocystis polymorpha sp. nov. Southwestern Naturalist 13(2): 129-135, 16 figs.
Schwertner, H.A., Butcher, W.I. & B., Richardson (1972). Structure and composition of Oocystis polymorpha cell walls isolated from the culture medium. Journal of Phycology 8: 144-146, 3 figs.

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