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Characium minutum A.Braun ex Kützing

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Chlorophyceae
Order Sphaeropleales
Family Characiaceae
Genus Characium

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Characium minutum A.Braun ex Kützing
Bremerton, Washington, USA; Kitsap Lake, 1000x, DIC. 12 Oct 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Characium minutum A.Braun ex Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 28 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Characium minutum A.Braun ex Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 28 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

Characium minutum A.Braun ex Kützing
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC. 28 Sep 2008. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net).

 

Titanophora incrustans (J.Agardh) Børgesen

Characiopsis minuta (A.Braun) Borzì Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA; water garden, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun (skogenman@earthlink.net)

Publication details
Characium minutum A.Braun ex Kützing 1849: 892

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Characium is Characium sieboldii A.Braun.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Characiopsis minuta (A.Braun) Borzì

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very small, minute (Stearn 1973).

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

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Source of current name
Borzí, A. (1895). Studi algologici: saggio di richerche sulla biologia delle alghe. Fasc. II. pp. [121]-378, pls X-XXXI. Palermo: Alberto Reber Libreria Carlo Clausen.

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