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Oscillatoria alba Vaucher, nom. inval. 1803

Publication details
Oscillatoria alba Vaucher 1803: 198, nom. inval.

Published in: Vaucher, J.-P. [É.] (1803). Histoire des conferves d'eau douce. Contenant leurs différens modes de reproduction, et la description de leurs principales espèces, suivie de l'histoire des trémelles et des ulves d'eau douce. pp. [i]-xv, [1]-285 [2], pls I-XVII plates. Genève [Geneva]: chez J.J. Paschoud, Libraire.
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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 Beggiatoa alba Trevisan

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), white.

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

Taxonomic notes
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (5 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2021. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 September 2021.

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