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Cryptomonas gracilis Skuja

Publication details
Cryptomonas gracilis Skuja 1948: 358, pl. XXXVIII [38]: figs 1-3

Published in: Skuja, H. (1948). Taxonomie des Phytoplanktons einiger Seen in Uppland, Schweden. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 9(3): 1-399, 39 pls.

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Cryptomonas is Cryptomonas ovata Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), thin, slender (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Cryptomonas gracilis Skuja)
Europe: Romania (Caraus 2002, Caraus 2012, Caraus 2017), Scandinavia (Karlason et al. 2018), Spain (Alvárez Cobelas 1984), Sweden (Skuja 1948).

South America: Brazil (Menezes 2010).

Key references
Javornicky, P. (2014). Light microscopical observations of the sigmoid species of the genus Cryptomonas Ehrenberg (Cryptophyceae) and their eventual pyrenoids. Acta Musei Silesiae Scientiarum Naturalium 62: 1-24, 61 figs.

Kapustin, D.O. (2015 '2014'). Dinophyta, Xanthophyta, Katablepharidophyta. In: Algae of Ukraine: diversity, nomenclature, taxonomy, ecology and geography. Volume 4: Charophyta. (Tsarenko, P.M., Wasser, S.P. & Nevo, E. Eds), pp. 500 only. Ruggell: Koeltz Scientific Books.

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