Cryptomonas lucens Skuja 1948

Publication Details
Cryptomonas lucens Skuja 1948: 355, pl. XXXVIII [38]: figs 10-12

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 (lectotype) of the genus Cryptomonas is Cryptomonas ovata Ehrenberg.

Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Cryptomonas obovoidea Pascher.

Type Information
Type locality: Erken, Uppland, Sweden; (Index Nominum Algarum)

Origin of Species Name
Participle B (Latin), shining, polished, glistening (Stearn 1973).

General Environment
This is a freshwater species.

Created: 13 March 2006 by M.D. Guiry.

Last updated: 26 May 2022

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 26 May 2022. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 27 February 2024

 
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