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Eucapsis alpina var. minor Skuja

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

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Eucapsis alpina var. minor Skuja
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Publication details
Eucapsis alpina var. minor Skuja 1926: 155, pl. II [2]: fig. 2

Published in: Skuja, H. (1926). Vorarbeiten zu einer Algenflora von Lettland. II. Acta Horti Botanici Universitatis Latviensis 1: 23-52.

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 currently regarded as a synonym of Eucapsis minor (Skuja) Elenkin

Origin of species name
Adjective A (Latin), alpine, growing in the Alps or in the alpine zone of other mountains (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
Elenkin, A.A. (1933). O sistematicheskom podrazdenii poryadka Chroococcales Geitler (1925). Trudy Botanicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR, Ser. 2, Sporovye Rasteniya 1: 17-21.

Key references
Huber-Pestalozzi, G. (1938). Das Phytoplankton des Süßwassers. Systematik und Biologie. 1. Teil. Blaualgen. Bakterien. Pilze. In: Die Binnengewässer. Einzeldarstellungen aus der Limnologie und ihren Nachbargebieten Band 16, 1 . Teil. (Thienemann, A. Eds), pp. 1-342. Stuttgart: Schweizerbart.

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