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Oscillatoria thiebautii (Gomont ex Gomont) Geitler 1932

Publication details
Oscillatoria thiebautii (Gomont ex Gomont) Geitler 1932: 967

Published in: 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.

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 Trichodesmium thiebautii Gomont ex Gomont

Basionym
Trichodesmium thiebautii Gomont ex Gomont

Type information
Lectotype locality: Guadeloupe, Caribbean, West Indies (Silva & al. 1996: 58). Notes: This type locality was first described by Drouet (1968: 213) (Silva et al., 1996)

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Nomenclatural notes
Not in INA. - (10 Sep 2012) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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.

Source of current name
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (2005). Süsswasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Cyanoprokaryota: 2. Teil/2nd Part: Oscillatoriales. Vol. 19 pp. 1-759. München: Elsevier Spektrum Akademischer Verlag.

Key references
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: 26 November 2002 by Sandy Lawson

Verified by: 08 April 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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

Carpenter, E.J. & Walsby, A.E. (1979). Note: Gas vacuole collapse in marine Oscillatoria (Trichodesmium) thiebautii (Cyanophyta) and the effect on nitrogenase activity and photosynthesis. Journal of Phycology 15: 221-223, 2 tables.
Haxo, F.T., Lewin, R.A., Lee, K.W. & Li, M.-R. (1987). The fine structure and pigments of Oscillatoria (Trichodesmium) aff. thiebautii (Cyanophyta) in culture. Phycologia 26: 443-456.
McCarthy, J.J. & Carpenter, E.J. (1979). Oscillatoria (Trichodesmium) thiebautii (Cyanophyta) in the central north Atlantic Ocean. Journal of Phycology 15: 75-82, 6 figs, 5 tables.
Scranton, M.I., Novelli, P.C., Michaels, A., Horrigan, S.G. & Carpenter, E.J. (1987). Hydrogen production and nitrogen fixation by Oscillatoria thiebautii during in situ incubations. Limnology and Oceanography 32: 998-1006.

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