Oscillatoria

Filamentous Oscillatoria

Domain:    Bacteria
Phylum:   Cyanobacteria
Class:  Cyanophyceae
Order:   Oscillatoriales
Family:   Oscillatoriaceae
Genus:  Oscillatoria
Commonly found in:   In water troughs made for drinking water to animals Reproduction:  By fragmentation

Oscillatoria are green, unbranched filamentous green cyanobacteria. They show oscillating movement in which filaments can slide back and forth in order to orient themselves towards a light source. Even they have ability of photosynthesis.

Oscillations by Oscillatoria

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