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Oscillatoria deflexa West & G.S.West 1911

Publication details
Oscillatoria deflexa West & G.S.West 1911: 289

Published in: West, W. & West, G.S. (1911). Part VII. Freshwater algae. In: British Antarctic Expedition 1907-9. Vol. 1 Biology. (Murray, J. Eds), pp. 264-298.
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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 Anagnostidinema deflexum (West & G.S.West) Strunecky et al.

Type information
Type locality: East Antarctic: Cape Royds (Green Lake; Coast Lake) (Index Nominum Algarum).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), bent sharply in a downward direction.

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

Nomenclatural notes
1911: 295, pl. XXV: figs 95-97 (INA). - (21 Aug 2014) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Strunecky, O., Bohunická, M., Johansen, J.R., Capková, K., Raabová, L., Dvorák, P. & Komárek, J., (2017). A revision of the genus Geitlerinema and a description of the genus Anagnostidinema gen. nov. (Oscillatoriophycidae, Cyanobacteria). Fottea, Olomouc 17(1): 114-126, 4 figs.

Key references
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.

Nadeau, T.-L., Milbrandt, E.C. & Castenholz, R.W. (2001). Note: Evolutionary relationships of cultivated Antarctic oscillatorians (Cyanobacteria). Journal of Phycology 37: 650-654.

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