155,250 species and infraspecific names are in the database, 21,864 images, 60,043 bibliographic items, 435,057 distributional records.

Eucapsis minor (Skuja) Elenkin

Empire Prokaryota
Kingdom Eubacteria
Subkingdom Negibacteria
Phylum Cyanobacteria
Class Cyanophyceae
Subclass Synechococcophycidae
Order Synechococcales
Family Merismopediaceae
Genus Eucapsis


click on thumbnail for larger version.

Eucapsis minor (Skuja) Elenkin
*CYANOpro . 21 Jun 2017. Sergei Shalygin. © Creative Commons .


Publication details
Eucapsis minor (Skuja) Elenkin 1933: 15

Published in: Elenkin, A.A. (1933). O sistematicheskom podrazdenii poryadka Chroococcales Geitler (1925). Trudy Botanicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR, Ser. 2, Sporovye Rasteniya 1: 17-21.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Eucapsis is Eucapsis alpina F.E.Clements & H.L.Schantz.

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

Eucapsis alpina var. minor Skuja

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Eucapsis alpina var. minor Skuja 1926

General environment
This is a freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Komárek, J. & Anagnostidis, K. (1999). Cyanoprokaryota. 1. Chroococcales. In: Süßwasserflora von Mitteleuropa. Begründet von A. Pascher. Band 19/1. (Ettl, H., Gärtner, G., Heynig, H. & Mollenhauer, D. Eds), pp. 1-548. Heidelberg & Berlin: Spektrum, Akademischer Verlag.

Komárek, J. & Komárek, F. (2015). The distribution of the genus Eucapsis (Cyanobacteria, Synechococcales) in the western Carpathians. Limnologicky spravodajca 9(2): 29-35, 8 figs.

Created: 30 July 2002 by Elizabeth Moran

Verified by: 08 March 2019 by M.D. Guiry

Accesses: This record has been accessed by users 451 times since it was created.

Verification of data
Users are responsible for verifying the accuracy of information before use, as noted on the website Content page.

Linking to this page: http://www.algaebase.org/search/species/detail/?species_id=53952

Citing AlgaeBase
Cite this record as:
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 20 May 2019.

SITE © 1996 - 2019 M.D. Guiry. All rights reserved.

Website Design : 249 Design Studio