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Oscillatoria  Vaucher Ex Gomont, 1893
Taxonomic Serial No.: 917

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Bacteria  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
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  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - minimum standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: unknown   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomBacteria Cavalier-Smith, 2002 – bactéries, bacteria, bacterias, bactérias  
    SubkingdomNegibacteria Cavalier-Smith, 2002  
       PhylumCyanobacteria Cavalier-Smith, 2002 – blue-green algae, cyanophytes  
                   GenusOscillatoria Vaucher Ex Gomont, 1893  
    Direct Children:  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria acuminata Gomont  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria acutissima Kuff.  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria amoena Gomont  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria amphibia   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria anguina (Bory) Gomont  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria angusta Koppe  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria angustissima West and West  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria articulata Gardner  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria bonnemaisonii   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria borneti Zukal  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria boryana Bory  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria brevis   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria chalybea   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria chlorina Kuetzing  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria contorta   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria corallinae   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria curviceps   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria erythraea   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria formosa   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria geminata   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria granulata Gardner  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria grunowiana   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria guttulata Van Goor  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria hamelii Fremy, 1930  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria hildenbrandti   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria lacustris   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria laetevirens   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria lauterbornii Schmidle  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria limnetica Lemmermann  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria limosa (Roth) C. Agardh  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria ludoviciana Flint and Prescott  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria lutea   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria margaritifera Kutz  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria minima Gicklhorn  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria nigra Vaucher  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria nigro-viridis T. and G.  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria obscura Bruhl and Biswas  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria okeni Agardh  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria ornata Kuetzing  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria planctonica Wolosz.  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria planktonica   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria princeps Vaucher and Gomont  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria probiscidea   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria prolifica (Greville) Gomont  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria pseudogeminata G. Schmidle  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria retzii   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria rubescens De Candolle  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria salinarum   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria sancta   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria splendida Grev  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria subbrevis Schmidle  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria submembranaceae   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria subtillissima   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria subuliformis   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria tenuis Agardh  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria terebriformis C. A. Agardh, 1827  
                      SpeciesOscillatoria thiebautii   
                      SpeciesOscillatoria willei Gardn.  

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Oscillatoria   
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  Comment: Note that for bacteria that are not Cyanobacteria (blue-gree algae), there are a large number of old names that have not been validated for use since the 1980 cut-off for nomenclature. Many of these are effectively unidentifiable and cannot be properly placed in synonymy. Such names are not being added to ITIS, but when they already existed in the database, they are being treated as database artifacts and left linked to the kingdom-level name Bacteria. When and if such names are properly placed in the modern literature they can be moved, as needed, in ITIS. Note also that the vast majority of cyanobacterial names, while not validly published under the bacterial Code, may be validly published under the botanical Code, which is the applicable Code of nomenclature for this group. As a review of the nomenclatural validity of cyanobacteria is undertaken these may be treated and placed as appropriate within ITIS  



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