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Oscillatoria agardhii Gomont 1892

Publication details
Oscillatoria agardhii Gomont 1892: 205, no fig. (as 'Agardhii' )

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Planktothrix agardhii (Gomont) Anagnostidis & Komárek

Type information
Syntype localities: Sweden (Lund); France (Croisic) (Gomont 1893: 205). Type: Agardh; Flahault;

No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Anagnostidis, K. & Komárek, J. (1988). Modern approach to the classification system of cyanophytes. 3. Oscillatoriales. Archiv für Hydrobiologie, Supplement 80: 327-472, 35 figs, 13 tables.

Key references
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]

Etheredge, M.K. & Pridmore, R.D. (1987). The freshwater planctonic blue-breens (Cyanophyta/Cyanobacteria) of New Zealand. A taxonomic guide. Water & Soil Miscellaneous Publication 111: [i]-iv, 5-122.

Geitler, L. (1932). Cyanophyceae. In: Kryptogamen-Flora von Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz. Ed. 2. (Rabenhorst, L. Eds) Vol. 14, pp. 673-1196, i-[vi]. Leipzig: Akademische Verlagsgesellschaft.

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]

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

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.

Suda, S., Watanabe, M., Otsuka, S., Mahakahant, A., Yongmanitchai, W., Nopartnaraporn, N., Liu, Y. & Day, J.G. (2002). Taxonomic revision of water-bloom-forming species of oscillatorioid cyanobacteria. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 52: 1577-1595.

Whitton, B.A. (2002). Phylum Cyanophyta (Cyanobacteria). In: The Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. (John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J. Eds), pp. 25-122. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Created: 14 November 2002 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 01 September 2020 by M.D. Guiry

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(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Ahlgren, G. (1985). Growth of Oscillatoria agardhii in chemostat culture. 3. Simultaneous limitation of nitrogen and phosphorus. British Phycological Journal 20: 249-261, 5 figs, 7 tables.
Anagnostidis, K., Overbeck, J. & Danielidis, D. (1985). Oscillatoria cf. agardhii var. isothrix Skuja from the lakes of Amvrakia and Trichonis, Greece. A taxonomic consideration. Arch. Hydrobiol. 104: 205-217, 10 figs.
Hawser, S.P., Beattie, K.A., Lambert, J.J. & Codd, G.A. (1990). Characterization of novel neurotoxicity in Oscillatoria agardhii and Anabaena flos-aquae. British Phycological Journal 25: 89-90.
Lemmermann, E. (1908). Algologische Beiträge. VI. Algen aus der Biviera von Lentini (Sizilien). VII. Über Scheidenbildung bei Oscillatoria Agardhii Gomont. VIII. Zur Algenflora des Anapo. IX. Neue Schizophyceen. X. Die Micrasterias-Formen des Königreichs Sachsen. XI. Oedogonium cardiacum var. minor Lemm. nov. var. Archiv für Hydrobiologie und Planktonkunde, Stuttgart 4: 165-192, 1 pl [pl. V].
Millie, D.F., Ingram, D.A. & Dionigi, C.P. (1990). Pigment and photosynthetic responses of Oscillatoria agardhii (Cyanophyta) to photon flux density and spectral quality. Journal of Phycology 26: 660-666.
Post, A.F., Loogman, J.G. & Mur, L.R. (1985). Regulation of growth and photosynthesis by Oscillatoria agardhii grown with a light/dark cycle. FEMS Microbiol. Let. 31: 97-102.
Walsby, A.E. & Klemer, A.R. (1974). The role of gas vacuoles in the stratification of a population of Oscillatoria agardhii var. isothrix Skuja in Deming Lake, Minnesota. British Phycological Journal 9: 223.
Wislouch, S.M. (1911). Spirulina flavovirens mihi (nova sp.) i tsvetenie vody, vyzvannoe vodorosliu Oscillatoria Agardhii Gom. Izviestiia Imperatorskago S.-Peterburgskago Botanicheskago Sada 11(6): 155-161. [in Russian with German summary]

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