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Species List

The following species of algae were observed in the Rideau River during the Rideau River Biodiversity Project.

Macroscopic Algae (can be seen with the naked eye)
Charophytes
Chara braunii
Chara globularis
Chara vulgaris
Nitella furcata
Microscopic Algae (cannot be seen with the naked eye)
Bacillariophyta

Acanthoceras zachariasii

Achnanthes aff. daonensis

Achnanthes austriaca var. helvetica

Achnanthes bioretii

Achnanthes cf. delicatula

Achnanthes clevei

Achnanthes conspicua

Achnanthes exigua

Achnanthes helvetica

Achnanthes hungarica

Achnanthes lanceolata

Achnanthes lanceolata ssp. frequentissima

Achnanthes lanceolata var. rostrata

Achnanthes minuscula

Achnanthes minutissima

Achnanthes minutissima cf. var. jackii

Achnanthes petersenii

Amphipleura pellucida

Achnanthes minutissima

Asterionella formosa

Aulacoseira ambigua

Aulacoseira distans

Aulacoseira granulata

Cocconeis placentula

Cyclotella meneghiniana

Cyclotella radiosa

Cymatopleura solea

Denticula kuetzingii
Diatoma tenuis
Diatoma tenuis var. elongatum

Diatoma vulgaris

Diploneis elliptica

Diploneis finnica

Encyonema caespitosum

Encyonema minutum

Encyonema prostratum

Encyonema silesiacum

Encyonopsis microcephala

Entomoneis ornata

Entomoneis paludosa

Epithemia adnata

Epithemia goeppertiana

Epithemia sorex

Epithemia turgida

Eunotia bilunaris

Eunotia flexuosa

Eunotia implicata

Eunotia monodon

Eunotia serra

Eunotia soleirolii

Fallacia monoculata

Fragilaria brevistriata

Fragilaria capucina

Fragilaria capucina var. mesolepta

Fragilaria capucina var. rumpens

Fragilaria capucina var. vaucheriae

Fragilaria contruens

Fragilaria contruens f. binodis

Fragilaria crotonensis

Fragilaria fasciculata

Fragilaria leptostauron

Fragilaria leptostauron var. martyi

Fragilaria nitzschioides

Fragilaria parasitica

Fragilaria parasitica var. subconstricta

Fragilaria pinnata

Frustulia rhomboides

Frustulia rhomboides var. amhipleuroides

Frustulia vulgaris

Geissleria decussis

Gomphoneis olivacea

Gomphonema angustatum

Gomphonema auger

Gomphonema auger var. sphaerophorum

Gomphonema gracile

Gomphonema parvulum

Gomphonema truncatum

Gyrosigma acuminata

Gyrosigma acuminatum

Gyrosigma attenuatum

Gyrosigma noiferum

Gyrosigma obscurum

Gyrosigma scalproides

Gyrosigma wormleyi

Hannaea arcus

Hantzschia amphioxys

Hippodonta capitata

Hippodonta hungarica

Hippodonta reinhardtii var. elliptica

Luticola nivallis

Melosira varian

Meridion circulare

Navicula aboensis

Navicula antomii

Navicula capitoradiata

Navicula cari

Navicula cf. oblonga

Navicula cf. oppugnata

Navicula cincta

Navicula clementis

Navicula cryptocephala

Navicula cryptofallix

Navicula cryptotenella

Navicula decussis

Navicula gregaria

Navicula integra

Navicula kotschyi

Navicula menisculus var. upsaliensis

Navicula perigrina

Navicula phyllepta

Navicula protracta

Navicula pusilla

Navicula radiosa

Navicula reichardtiana

Navicula reinhardtii

Navicula rhynchocephala

Navicula rhynchotella

Navicula scutelloides

Navicula tripunctata

Navicula veneta

Navicula viridula

Navicula viridula var. linearis

Neidium affine

Neidium ampliatum

Neidium binodiforme

Neidium cf. gracile

Neidium dubium

Neidium iridis

Nitzschia acicularis

Nitzschia acula

Nitzschia amphiba

Nitzschia angustata

Nitzschia bremensis

Nitzschia cf. aequorea

Nitzschia cf. liebetruthii

Nitzschia commutata

Nitzschia dissipata

Nitzschia draveillensis

Nitzschia fasciculata

Nitzschia flexa

Nitzschia frustulum

Nitzschia fruticosa

Nitzschia gracilis

Nitzschia heufleriana

Nitzschia incognita

Nitzschia intermedia

Nitzschia lacuum

Nitzschia linearis

Nitzschia palea

Nitzschia paleacea

Nitzschia recta

Nitzschia sigmoidea

Nitzschia sociabilis

Nitzschia vermicularis

Pinnularia acrospheria

Pinnularia biceps

Pinnularia cf. streptoraphe

Pinnularia cf. subgibba

Pinnularia gentilus

Pinnularia gibba

Pinnularia halophila

Pinnularia microstauron

Pinnularia transversa

Pinnularia viridis

Placoneis abiskoensis

Placoneis elginensis

Placoneis gastrum

Placoneis placentula

Plagiotropus lepidoptera var. proboscidium

Reimeria sinuata

Rhoicosphenia abbreviata

Rhopalodia gibba

Sellaphora pupula

Skeletonema potamos

Skeletonema potamos

Stauroneis acuta

Stauroneis anceps

Stauroneis phoenicenteron

Stauroneis smithii

Staurosira construens

Staurosirella pinnata

Stephanodiscus alpinus

Stephanodiscus binderanus

Stephanodiscus hantzschii

Stephanodiscus minutulus

Stephanodiscus niagarae

Stephanodiscus parvus

Surirella angusta

Surirella biseriata

Surirella brebisonii var. kuetzingii

Surirella cf. peisonis

Surirella elegans

Surirella linearis

Surirella minuta

Surirella tenera

Synedra pulchella

Synedra ulna

Synedra ulna

Synedra ulna var. acus

Tabellaria cf. quadripunctata

Tabellaria flocculosa

Tryblionella constricta

Tryblionella debilis

Tryblionella hungarica

Urosolenia eriensis

Chlorophyta

Actinastrum hantzschii

Actinastrum hantzschii var. subtile

Ankistrodesmus bibraianus

Ankistrodesmus fusiformis

Ankistrodesmus gracilis

Ankyra judayi

Ankyra lanceolata

Basichlamys sacculifera var. rhomboidea

Botryococcus braunii

Carteria ellipsoidalis

Carteria klebsii

Carteria lohammari

Carteria multifilis

Carteria peterhofiensis

Chlamydocapsa bacillus

Cladophora glomerata

Closteriopsis longissima

Closterium acerosum

Closterium acutum

Closterium acutum var. linea

Closterium cf. parvulum

Closterium erhenbergii

Closterium gracile var. elongatum

Closterium leibleinii

Closterium moniliferum

Coelastrum cf. speciosum

Coelastrum cf. astroideum

Coelastrum microsporum

Coelastrum reticulatum

Coenocystis planctonica var. hercynica

Coenocystis subcylindrica

Cosmarium angulare var. canadense

Cosmarium bioculatum

Cosmarium bipunctatum

Cosmarium cf. botrytis

Cosmarium cf. depressum

Cosmarium cf. granatum

Cosmarium cf. kjellmanii

Cosmarium cf. portianum

Cosmarium conspersum f. minus

Cosmarium depressum var. achondrum

Cosmarium humile

Cosmarium montrealense

Cosmarium perpusillum var. nanum

Cosmarium porrectum

Cosmarium punctulatum

Cosmarium reniforme

Cosmarium reniforme var. compressum

Cosmarium sexangulare

Cosmarium sphalerostichum

Cosmarium tinctum

Cosmarium turpinii var. podolicum

Crucigenia lauterbornii

Crucigenia quadrata

Crucigenia tetrapedia

Crucigeniella apiculata

Crucigeniella neglecta

Crucigeniella pulchra

Desmatractum spryii

Dichotomococcus curvatus

Dictyosphaerium cf. elegans

Dictyosphaerium ehrenbergianum

Dictyosphaerium pulchellum

Dictyosphaerium subsolitarium

Dimorphococcus lunatus

Echinosphaeridium norstedtii

Elakatothrix gelatinosa

Euastrum abruptum

Euastrum cf. informe

Euastrum pseudoboldtii

Euastrum umbonatum

Eudorina californica

Eudorina elegans

Eudorina unicocca

Eutetramorus fottii

Franceia droescheri

Franceia polychaeta

Golenkinia radiata

Gonium formosum

Gonium pectorale

Hydrodictyon reticulatum

Kirchneriella aperta

Kirchneriella dianae var. major

Kirchneriella irregularis

Kirchneriella obesa

Lagerheimia ciliata

Lagerheimia citriformis

Lagerheimia quadriseta

Lagerheimia subsalsa

Lobomonas ampla

Lobomonas gracilis

Lobomonas stellata

Lobomonas verrucosa

Micractinium pusillum

Micractinium quadrisetum

Monoraphidium arcuatum

Monoraphidium convolutum

Monoraphidium flexuosum

Monoraphidium griffithii

Monoraphidium komarkovae

Monoraphidium minutum

Nephrocytium agardhianium

Oedogonium inconspicuum

Oocystis cf. borgei

Oocystis lacustris

Oocystis marssonii

Pandorina charkowiensis

Pandorina morum

Pandorina morum var. major

Papenfussiomonas cordata

Paradoxia multiseta

Paulschulzia pseudovolvox

Pediastrum boryanum

Pediastrum boryanum var. longicorne

Pediastrum duplex

Pediastrum duplex var. gracillimum

Pediastrum simplex

Pediastrum tetras

Planktosphaeria gelatinosa

Polydriopsis spinulosa

Pseudoquadrigula sp.

Quadrigula closterioides

Radiococcus planktonicus

Scenedesmus acuminatus

Scenedesmus acunae

Scenedesmus acutiformis

Scenedesmus bicaudatus

Scenedesmus brasiliensis

Scenedesmus cf. acutus

Scenedesmus cf. smithii

Scenedesmus dimorphus

Scenedesmus disciformis

Scenedesmus ecornis

Scenedesmus gutwinskii

Scenedesmus gutwinskii var. heterospina

Scenedesmus intermedius

Scenedesmus linearis

Scenedesmus magnus

Scenedesmus obtusus

Scenedesmus opoliensis var. mononensis

Scenedesmus praetervisus

Scenedesmus quadricauda

Scenedesmus spinosus

Schroederia indica

Shroederia robusta

Schroederia setigera

Sorastrum spinulosum

Spermatozopsis exsultans

Sphaerellopsis fluviatile

Sphaerellopsis gloeosphaera

Sphaerocystis planctonica

Sphaerocystis schroeteri

Spirogonium chlorogonioides

Spondylosium luetkemuelleri

Spondylosium planum

Staurastrum alternans

Staurastrum avicula

Staurastrum bieneanum

Staurastrum gracile

Staurastrum hexacerum

Staurastrum longipes var. contractum

Staurastrum muticum

Staurastrum pseudosebaldi

Staurastrum punctulatum

Staurastrum tetracerum f. tetragonum

Staurodesmus dejectus

Staurodesmus dejectus var. apiculatus

Staurodesmus pachyrhynchus

Tetrachlorella alternans

Tetraedron caudatum

Tetraedron minimum

Tetraedron regulare

Tetraedron trigonum sensu Prescott

Tetraselmis cordiformis

Tetrastrum staurogeniaeforme

Treubaria planctonica

Westella botryoides

Willea irregularis

Chrysophyta

Aulamonas purdyi

Bicosoeca annulata

Bicosoeca cylindrica

Chrysamoeba extensa

Chrysamoeba planctonica

Chrysochromulina parva

Chrysolykos planktonicus

Chrysosphaerella longispina

Codonosigopsis kosmo

Codosiga botrytis

Codosiga corymbosa

Codosiga furcata

Codosiga umbellata

Desmarella moniliformis

Desmarella pyriformis

Dinobryon annulatum

Dinobryon attenuatum

Dinobryon bavaricum

Dinobryon crenulatum

Dinobryon dilatatum

Dinobryon divergens

Dinobryon monad

Dinobryon petiolatum

Dinobryon sertularia

Dinobryon sociale

Dinobryon sociale var. americanum

Mallomonas acaroides

Mallomonas akrokomos

Mallomonas pseudocoronata

Mallomonas radiata

Mallomonas tonsurata

Spiniferomonas cornuta

Uroglena americana

Cryptophyta

Cryptomonas brevis

Cryptomonas curvata

Cryptomonas erosa

Cryptomonas marssonii

Cryptomonas ovata

Cryptomonas phaseolus

Cryptomonas pusilla

Cryptomonas reflexa

Cryptomonas rostratiformis

Cryptomonas tenuis

Katablepharis ovalis

Rhodomonas minuta

Plagioselmis nanoplanctica

Cyanoprokaryophyta

Anabaena circinalis

Anabaena cylindrica

Anabaena flos-aquae

Anabaena lemmermannii

Anabaena planctonica

Anabaena smithii

Anabaena spiroides

Anabaena spiroidesm f. crassa

Anabaena subcylindrica

Anabaena torulosa

Aphanizomenon flos-aquae

Aphanizomenon issatschenkoi

Aphanocapsa holsatica

Aphanothece minutissima

Calothrix pulvinata

Gloeotrichia echinulata

Limnothrix planktonica

Lyngbya birgei

Merismopedia elegans

Merismopedia tenuissima

Microcystis aeruginosa

Microcystis botrys

Microcystis flos-aquae

Microcystis wesenbergii

Oscillatoria limosa

Planktolyngbya subtilis

Snowella litoralis

Trichodesmium lacustre

Woronichinia elorantae

Woronichinia naegeliana

Euglenophyta

Euglena acus

Euglena antefossa

Euglena hemichromata

Euglena proxima

Pyrrhophyta

Ceratium hirundinella

Gymnodinium coronatum

Peridinium bipes

Peridinium cunningtonii

Peridinium penardiforme

Peridinium umbonatum

Peridinium willei

Xanthophyta

Centritractus belenophorus

Isthmochloron lobulatum

Pseudostaurastrum limneticum

 

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