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Rhodomonas minuta Skuja

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Cryptophyta
Class Cryptophyceae
Order Pyrenomonadales
Family Pyrenomonadaceae
Genus Rhodomonas

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Rhodomonas minuta Skuja
Wyoming, USA: Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 17 Sep 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Rhodomonas minuta Skuja
Wyoming, USA: Lugol's, 1000x, PC. 17 Sep 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

Rhodomonas minuta Skuja
Wyoming, USA: Lugol's, 1000x, DIC. 17 Sep 2013. Karl Bruun. © Karl Bruun.

 

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Rhodomonas minuta Skuja Wyoming, USA: Lugol's, 1000x, DIC
© Karl Bruun

Publication details
Rhodomonas minuta Skuja 1948: 346, pl. XXXVII [37]: figs 8-10

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 (holotype) of the genus Rhodomonas is Rhodomonas baltica Karsten.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Rhodomonas lacustris var. nannoplanctica (Skuja) Javornicky

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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Created: 15 April 2002 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 November 2016 by M.D. Guiry

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References
(Please note: only references with the binomials in the title are included. The information is from the Literature database.)

Lund, J.W.G. (1962). A rarely recorded but very comon British alga, Rhodomonas minuta Skuja. British Phycological Bulletin 2: 133-139.

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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 23 April 2019.

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