Oscillatoria aegagropila ( ) Corda
Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan microscope, freshwater aquarium, Galicia, Spain, 2012
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Oscillatoria aegagropila (Linnaeus) Corda 1836: 214
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cladophora aegagropila (Linnaeus) Trevisan
Conferva aegagropila Linnaeus
Syntype localities: "Habitus in Suecuae lacubus Dannemora, Stockholmiae" [Dannemorasjön Uppland; Stockholm; Sweden] (Linnaeus 1753: 1168). Lectotype: LINN 1277.49 (Hoek 1963: 51). Notes: Hoek does not specify a locality for the lectotype. Two specimens are present in LINN (1277.48 and 1277.49). The former is labelled in Linnaeus's handwriting "21" and the latter "21/globosa/*. Species plantarum no. 21 is Conferva agagropila [sic]. Dannemorasjön is a shallow eutrophic lake in Uppland, typical of Aegagropila habitat.
Origin of species name
Noun (Greek), a ball of hair or a concretion found in the stomach of the goat and other ruminants.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Combination also proposed by Corda, 1836: 41, with basionym Calothrix aegagropila Kützing 1833 [INA]. Its Current Name is Tolypothrix lanata var. aegagropila Hansgirg 1892 - (2 Apr 2017) - Salvador Valenzuela Miranda
No habitat entry has yet been made for this entity.
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.
Drouet, F. (1968). Revision of the classification of the Oscillatoriaceae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Monograph 15: i-vi, 1-370, 131 figs.
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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 21 November 2019.