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Chrysococcus minutus (F.E.Fritsch) Nygaard

Publication details
Chrysococcus minutus (F.E.Fritsch) Nygaard 1932: 126

Published in: Nygaard, G. (1932). Contributions to our knowledge of the freshwater algae of Africa. Freshwater algae and phytoplankton from the Transvaal. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa 20: 101-148.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Chrysococcus is Chrysococcus rufescens Klebs.

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

Basionym
Trachelomonas volvocina f. minuta F.E.Fritsch

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

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Trachelomonas volvocina f. minuta F.E.Fritsch 1918

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

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Key references
John, D.M., Whitton, B.A. & Brook, A.J., Eds (2011). The freshwater algal flora of the British Isles. An identification guide to freshwater and terrestrial algae. Second edition. pp. i-xvii, [1]-878. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2019.

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