Oscillaria alba (Vaucher) Wallroth 1833
Oscillaria alba (Vaucher) Wallroth 1833: 18
Published in: Wallroth, F.G. (1833). Flora Cryptogamica Germaniae 2 Algas et fungos. pp. [i]-lvi, 1-923. Norimbergae [Nüremberg]: Schragius [J.L. Schrag].
The type species (holotype) of the genus Oscillaria is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Beggiatoa alba Trevisan
Oscillatoria alba Vaucher
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), white.
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
Invalid: pre-starting-point name. - (5 Aug 2014) - M.D. Guiry
This is a freshwater 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.
Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 August 2014 by M.D. Guiry
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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 23 September 2021.